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Why you should use OpenGL and not DirextX

By Neon Samurai ·
I stumbled across this in today's reading and thought it interesting. An argument put forth by a game development house. What say you, other developers and/or gamers?

http://blog.wolfire.com/2010/01/Why-you-should-use-OpenGL-and-not-DirectX

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I had a voodoo card too

by jck In reply to Voodoo2 was my introducti ...

I can't remember which one, but I remember when I got it the 3dfx Voodoo stuff.

And yeah, I have heard some nightmares about DX11 and all, and how cards are having to change to work with it better and less efficiently with the older stuff.

Still amazes me that a PC industry that could focus its attention on improving technology is seemingly more focused on how to make things work their way so they can dominate.

All such short-sighted aspirations. Business now often reminds me of Wimpy from Popeye.

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Profit is the product.

by Neon Samurai In reply to Voodoo2 was my introducti ...

Companies are in the business of making money, computer hardware is simply the tool by which some of them choose to make it.

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