OpenGL or Directx

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    OpenGL or Directx

    Which one is better /easier ?

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    A lot of people will say OpenGL, but I haven't tried it yet. I started with DirectX and I find it to be really easy. If you want more info on both try:

    http://nehe.gamedev.net - for OpenGL

    and:

    http://www.gamedev.net/reference/list.asp?categoryid=24 - for DirectX

    I'm working on a DirectX tutorial now that will be aimed at a complete DirecX newbie. I hope to have it finished in the next few weeks. When I do I'll post it here (html files in a zip) so you can check it out then.
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    opengl is more cross-platform.

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    search this board, im sure you find all the opinions you need and a few very good debates and a lot of links.


    opengl

    http://www.opengl.org

    direct-x

    http://www.microsoft.com/direct-x
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