A University coursework inolving the drawing of a 2d car and various other demonstrations of Open GL
Using the stuff I tested out in the GLTrans program, I created an OO version for an interactive graphics coursework. The coursework specification said to draw cars amongst other things, so I chose the postman pat theme.
- Day and night cycles
- Car headlights turning on and off in sync with the day/night cycle
- Sun and moon cycles
- Use of display lists, stencil buffers, alpha blending and texturing
- Use of glpng to load png images
- Use of Windows MCI APIs for background music
How was it made?
The whole program was composed of 3 class types, one for the car, a generic texture drawing class, and the main class that held all the program logic. You can this below in the following uml diagram created in netbeans:
Later an additional class was added to allow the postman pat theme to be played in the background.