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OpenGL

OpenGL is an interface to graphics hardware. The GL stands for Graphics Library. It provides commands for specifying geometric objects in two or three dimensions, and for controlling how these objects are drawn on the display. Objects, in this case, are points, lines, polygons, images, and bitmaps. How to Install in Microsoft Visual Studio:
After downloading glut-3.7.6-bin.zip
Copy all the .h files into the C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.1\Include\GL folder. This should be glut.h, freeglut.h, freeglut_ext.h, and freeglut_std.h.Copy all the .lib files into the C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.1\Lib folder. This should be freeglut.lib and glut32.lib.Copy all the .dll files into the C:\Windows\system32 folder. This should be freeglut.dll and glut32.dll.For Details:
http://thoughtsfrommylife.com/article-748-OpenGL_and_Visual_Studio_Express_2008
My first ProgramOpen a c++ project in VS 2005/2008/2000
Select win32 Console Applocation
Click Finish.
Then Copy the program …