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... the Vertex and Pixel Shader Programming Book

After the tremendous success of ShaderX, two new books with an entirely new set of innovative ideas, techniques,and algorithms will be published by Wordware:

ShaderX2: Introductions and Tutorials with DirectX 9.0
ShaderX2: Shader Programming Tips and Tricks With Directx 9.0

Game developers of all levels will find insightful tips and tools from this unique collection. Written by game programming experts, each contribution will cover new Shader tips and tricks with DirectX 8/9 hardware.

ShaderX2 will consist of two books with around 400 - 500 pages and they should be in stores in August 2003.

Books Schedule:

December 31st Proposals due !
January 3rd Authors selected and begin writing
January 10th Contracts sent out
April 1st Deadline for Papers
April 12th Peer review feedback due
April 26th Revised articles due
April 28th All CD demos/code due
May 15th All articles sent to publisher
May 17th

Final CD sent to publisher

June 1st Editor and authors review book proofs
August Release

News

October 13th, 2003

An updated version of Kevin Buchin's example program is downloadable on the page "Files". The updated version is compatible to RenderMonkey 1.0.

 
October 4th, 2003

You can order the books on amazon.

ShaderX2: Introductions and Tutorials with DirectX 9.0

ShaderX2: Shader Programming Tips and Tricks With DirectX 9.0

 
September 12th, 2003

The Tutorials book went to the printer in August and the Tips and Tricks book went this week to the printer.

 
August 18th , 2003

Final cover draft available at "Book Cover".

 
June 24th, 2003

I published a very early draft of the book cover.

 
June 18th, 2003

Updated the TOC with links and references.

 
May 27th, 2003

I added the Tables of Content for the two books.

Logo: 2001-2003 Javier Izquierdo, Lanzarote, Spain
Content: 2001 - 2003 Wolfgang Engel, Frankenthal, Germany