JOGL

 
 
JOGL API is a reference implementation of the Java bindings for OpenGL API, and is designed to provide hardware-supported 3D graphics to applications written in Java.

The latest JOGL precompiled binaries and documentation can be downloaded from: https://jogl.dev.java.net/servlets/ProjectDocumentList

More information about JOGL can be found at: https://jogl.dev.java.net/

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Installing JOGL 1.1b07



Information
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Operating system used
Windows XP Home Edition Version 5.1 SP 2

Software prerequisites
Java 2 Standard Edition (J2SE) SDK, version 1.4 or higher.
Ant 1.5.1 or higher.


Procedure
  1. Create directory C:\Tools\jogl\lib

  2. Download from https://jogl.dev.java.net/servlets/ProjectDocumentList
    the jogl.jar and jogl-natives-win32.jar into the lib directory.

  3. Unjar jogl-natives-win32.jar, using command:
    jar xvf jogl-natives-win32.jar

    The following files are extracted:

    extracted: jogl.dll
    extracted: jogl_cg.dll
    extracted: META-INF/manifest.mf
    extracted: META-INF/zigbert.sf
    extracted: META-INF/zigbert.rsa


  4. Edit the CLASSPATH variable:
    • Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
    • Click the Advanced tab.
    • Click Environment variables.
    • Edit the CLASSPATH system environment variable:
      CLASSPATH=xxxx;C:\Tools\jogl\lib\jogl.jar

  5. Edit the PATH variable:
    • Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
    • Click the Advanced tab.
    • Click Environment variables.
    • Edit the PATH system environment variable:
      PATH=xxxx;C:\Tools\jogl\lib\

      Note: Make sure the *.dll files are located in C:\Tools\jogl\lib\

  6. JOGL is now installed. To test if all is working, download and unzip jogl-demos-src.zip.
    For example: C:\Tools\jogl\jogl-demos



  7. Open a DOS window and type:

    cd C:\Tools\jogl\jogl-demos\make
    ant


    You will see the following:

    Buildfile: build.xml

    test.for.jogl.demos.jar:

    java.class.path.validate:

    init:

    all:
    [mkdir] Created dir: C:\Tools\jogl\jogl-demos\build\classes
    [javac] Compiling 77 source files to C:\Tools\jogl\jogl-demos\build\classes
    [jar] Building jar: C:\Tools\jogl\jogl-demos\build\jogl-demos.jar
    [jar] Building jar: C:\Tools\jogl\jogl-demos\build\jogl-demos-util.jar
    [jar] Building jar: C:\Tools\jogl\jogl-demos\build\jogl-demos-data.jar
    [zip] Building zip: C:\Tools\jogl\jogl-demos\build\jogl-demos-src.zip

    BUILD SUCCESSFUL


  8. To run the demos, read the C:\Tools\jogl\jogl-demos\doc\readme.html.

  9. A DOS batch file has been written to run the demos.
    Download jogl rundemo.bat.

    JOGL Demo menu

    JOGL Demo gear

  10. Optionally you can download and unzip javadoc_public.zip.
    For example: C:\Tools\jogl\javadoc_public.

    This zip file contains an overview of JOGL API.