Time for action — starting the project and configuring the IDE

As with any other library, we need to configure our IDE before we can use it with Ogre 3D.

  1. Create a new empty project.
  2. Create a new file for the code and name it main.cpp.
  3. Add the main function:
    int main (void)
    {
    return 0;
    }
    
  4. Include ExampleApplication.h at the top of the following source file:
    #include "Ogre\ExampleApplication.h":
    
  5. Add PathToYourOgreSDK\include\ to the include path of your project.
  6. Add PathToYourOgreSDK\boost_1_42 to the include path of your project.
  7. Add PathToYourOgreSDK\boost_1_42\lib to your library path.
  8. Add a new class to the main.cpp.
    class Example1 : public ExampleApplication
    {
    public:
    void createScene()
    {
    }
    };
    
  9. Add the following code at the top of your main function: ...

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