How can I navigate this book off-line?
Let’s say you have a long trip and you want to use it to teach yourself some shaders. In that case you can make a local copy of this book on your computer and run a local server.
For that you only need Python 2.6 and a git client. On MacOS and Raspberry Pi computers Python is installed by default but you still need to install a git client. For that:
In MacOSX be sure to have homebrew installed and then on your terminal do:
brew update brew upgrade brew install git
On Raspberry Pi you need to do:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install git-core glslviewer
Once you have everything installed you just need to do:
cd ~ git clone --recursive https://github.com/patriciogonzalezvivo/thebookofshaders.git cd thebookofshaders git submodule foreach git pull php -S localhost:8000
Then open your browser to