© Claudia Doppioslash 2018
Claudia DoppioslashPhysically Based Shader Development for Unity 2017https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3309-2_1

1. How Shader Development Works

Claudia Doppioslash
Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
Shader development is a black art that’s essential for game development.
You might have heard about shaders before. The first encounter with shaders sometimes happens due to thorny hard-to-fix rendering issues, which only appear on some rare GPU you can’t get your hands on. Or maybe you heard the word “shader” being whispered softly, wrapped in nursery rhymes about developers who poke their noses where they shouldn’t, and the dire ends they meet.
Fear not, this book is going to demystify shaders and give you a grounding that will ...

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