By Justin Stenning
50 useful recipes to steer you thru the complex rendering concepts in Direct3D to assist deliver your 3D snap shots undertaking to life
About This Book
- Learn and enforce the complicated rendering ideas in Direct3D 11.2 and produce your 3D snap shots undertaking to life
- Study the resource code and electronic resources with a small rendering framework and discover the positive aspects of Direct3D 11.2
- A useful, example-driven, technical cookbook with various illustrations and instance pictures to assist show the thoughts described
Who This publication Is For
Direct3D Rendering Cookbook is for C# .NET builders who are looking to examine the complex rendering recommendations made attainable with DirectX 11.2. it really is anticipated that the reader has not less than a cursory wisdom of portraits programming, and even though a few wisdom of Direct3D 10+ is useful, it isn't invaluable. An figuring out of vector and matrix algebra is required.
What you'll Learn
- Set up a Direct3D program and practice real-time 3D rendering with C# and SharpDX
- Learn recommendations for debugging your Direct3D application
- Render a 3D surroundings with lighting, shapes, and materials
- Explore personality animation utilizing bones and vertex skinning
- Create extra floor element utilizing tessellation with displacement mapping and displacement decals
- Implement picture post-processing initiatives inside of compute shaders
- Use real-time deferred rendering strategies to enforce enhanced shading for lighting fixtures and shadows
- Learn to application the pics pipeline with shaders utilizing HLSL carried out through Shader version 5
The most recent 3D pictures playing cards deliver us awesome visuals within the newest video games, from Indie to AAA titles. this is often made attainable on Microsoft® structures together with workstation, Xbox consoles, and cellular units because of Direct3D– an element of the DirectX API devoted to exposing 3D pictures to programmers. Microsoft DirectX is the portraits expertise powering all of cutting-edge most well liked video games. the most recent model— DirectX 11—features tessellation for film-like geometric aspect, compute shaders for customized snap shots results, and more advantageous multithreading for greater usage. With it comes a few basic video game altering advancements to the best way we render 3D graphics.
Direct3D Rendering Cookbook offers distinct .NET examples masking quite a lot of complicated 3D rendering ideas to be had in Direct3D 11.2. With this publication, you are going to methods to use the recent visible Studio 2012 pics content material pipeline, easy methods to practice personality animation, the right way to use complex tessellation thoughts, the right way to enforce displacement mapping, practice picture post-processing, and the way to exploit compute shaders for general-purpose computing on GPUs.
After overlaying a couple of introductory themes approximately Direct3D 11.2 and dealing with the API utilizing C# and SharpDX, we quick ramp as much as the implementation of quite a number complex rendering ideas, development upon the initiatives we create and the talents we examine in every one next bankruptcy. subject matters lined comprise utilizing the recent visible Studio 2012 images content material pipeline and pics debugger, texture sampling, general mapping, lighting fixtures and fabrics, loading meshes, personality animation (vertex skinning), tessellation, displacement mapping, utilizing compute shaders for post-process results, deferred rendering, and eventually bringing all of this to home windows shop Apps for laptop and cellular. After finishing the recipes inside Direct3D Rendering Cookbook, you've gotten an in-depth figuring out of quite a number complicated Direct3D rendering topics.
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Additional info for Direct3D Rendering Cookbook
Getting begun with Direct3D advent parts of Direct3D equipment gadget context instant context Deferred context Command lists change chains States assets Textures source perspectives Buffers Shaders and excessive point Shader Language phases of the programmable pipeline The pictures pipeline enter Assembler (IA) level Vertex Shader (VS) degree Hull Shader (HS) degree Tessellator level area Shader (DS) level Geometry Shader (GS) degree movement Output (SO) degree Rasterizer level (RS) Pixel Shader (PS) level Output Merger (OM) level The dispatch pipeline Compute Shader (CS) degree Introducing Direct3D eleven. 1 and eleven. 2 Direct3D eleven. 1 and DXGI 1. 2 beneficial properties Direct3D eleven. 2 and DXGI 1. three positive factors development a Direct3D eleven program with C# and SharpDX preparing easy methods to do it… the way it works… Initialization Render loop Finalization there is extra… See additionally Initializing a Direct3D eleven. 1/11. 2 machine and change chain preparing tips on how to do it… the way it works… there is extra… See additionally Debugging your Direct3D program preparing the best way to do it… the way it works… there is extra… See additionally 2. Rendering with Direct3D advent utilizing the pattern rendering framework preparing the best way to do it… the way it works… See additionally growing device-dependent assets preparing the right way to do it… the way it works… growing size-dependent assets preparing the best way to do it… the way it works… there is extra… See additionally making a Direct3D renderer type preparing easy methods to do it… the way it works… See additionally Rendering primitives preparing tips on how to do it… the way it works… source Initialization Render loop Renderers there is extra… See additionally utilizing multisample anti-aliasing preparing how you can do it… the way it works… See additionally enforcing texture sampling preparing easy methods to do it… the way it works… See additionally three. Rendering Meshes creation Rendering a dice and sphere preparing how you can do it… the way it works… there is extra… getting ready the vertex and relentless buffers for fabrics and lighting fixtures preparing how you can do it… the way it works… utilizing C# buildings with HLSL consistent buffers See additionally including fabric and lighting fixtures preparing the best way to do it… enforcing diffuse shaders imposing Phong shaders imposing Blinn-Phong shaders the way it works… UV mapping lighting fixtures there is extra… See additionally utilizing a right-handed coordinate approach the right way to do it… the way it works… See additionally Loading a static mesh from a dossier preparing the way to do it… Mesh Renderer the way it works… there is extra… See additionally four. Animating Meshes with Vertex Skinning advent getting ready the vertex shader and buffers for vertex skinning preparing tips on how to do it… the way it works… there is extra… See additionally Loading bones within the mesh renderer preparing the way to do it… the way it works… there is extra… See additionally Animating bones preparing how one can do it… the way it works… there is extra… five. using Tessellation advent getting ready the vertex shader and buffers for tessellation preparing the right way to do it… the way it works… Tessellating a triangle and quad preparing how you can do it… the way it works… there is extra… See additionally Tessellating bicubic Bezier surfaces preparing how you can do it… the way it works… there is extra… Parametric surfaces See additionally Refining meshes with Phong tessellation preparing tips on how to do it… the way it works… there is extra… See additionally Optimizing tessellation via back-face culling and dynamic Level-of-Detail preparing the right way to do it… Back-face culling utilizing face basic vectors Back-face culling utilizing vertex general vectors Dynamic Level-of-Detail (LoD) close to silhouettes the way it works… there is extra… See additionally 6.