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Cardboard VR Projects for Android by Matt Schoen, Jonathan Linowes

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Chapter 3. Cardboard Box

Remember when you were a kid and happy to just play in a cardboard box? This project might even be more fun than that! Our first Cardboard project will be a simple scene with a box (a geometric cube), a triangle, and a bit of user interaction. Let's call it "CardboardBox." Get it?

Specifically, we're going to create a new project, build a simple app that just draws a triangle, then enhance the app to draw a shaded 3D cube, and illustrate some user interactions by highlighting the cube when you look at it.

In this chapter, you will be:

  • Creating a new Cardboard project
  • Adding a triangle object to the scene, including geometry, simple shaders, and render buffers
  • Using a 3D camera, perspective, and head rotation
  • Using model transformations ...

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