Sunday, 19 April 2020

C++ Game Project - 1 - Rendering Fonts

Figured out how to render fonts using FreeType and OpenGL.

OpenGL, C++ and FreeType
Learning Points:
  • Orthographic projections and the device coordinate system.
  • Font metrics and FreeType library.
  • Resource Pools and Factory designs.
  • GLM library.

References:
  1. https://www.freetype.org/freetype2/docs/tutorial/step2.html
  2. https://open.gl/
  3. https://learnopengl.com/In-Practice/Text-Rendering

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