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Mastering openFrameworks: Creative Coding Demystified by Denis Perevalov

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File structure of a project

All openFrameworks projects have a similar structure of folders and files. Let's consider this in detail by looking at the openFrameworks' pointCloudExample project.

Open the examples/3d/pointCloudExample folder. It consists of the following files and folders:

  • The bin folder contains an executable file of the project (maybe also a number of libraries in the .dll files will be there—it depends on your operating system). If you compile the project, as it is described in the Installing openFrameworks and running your first example section, most probably you will find there is an executable file named pointCloudExample_debug.

    The _debug suffix means that the project was compiled in the Debug mode of compilation. This mode ...

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