The books ShaderX2 Tips and Tricks and ShaderX2 Introductions and Tutorials are available for free at gamedev.net. Both books are focused on DirectX 9 programming. Great news for all graphics geeks!
You can download them here:
Three new chapters from the High Quality Rendering section of GPU Gems 2 are now available online:
- Fast Prefiltered Lines by Eric Chan and Frédo Durand of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Hair Animation and Rendering in the Nalu Demo by Hubert Nguyen and William Donnelly of NVIDIA
- Using Lookup Tables to Accelerate Color Transformations by Jeremy Selan of Sony Pictures Imageworks