Shader Designer Examples

The articles in this section of the documentation contain examples that demonstrate how you can use the Shader Designer to create various graphics effects.

How to: Create a Basic Color Shader

Demonstrates a shader that applies a constant color to an object.

How to: Create a Basic Lambert Shader

Demonstrates a shader that applies the classic Lambert lighting model to an object.

How to: Create a Basic Phong Shader

Demonstrates a shader that applies the classic Phong lighting model to an object.

How to: Create a Basic Texture Shader

Demonstrates a shader that applies a texture to an object.

How to: Create a Grayscale Texture Shader

Demonstrates a shader that converts a texture to grayscale during rendering and applies it to an object.

How to: Create a Geometry-Based Gradient Shader

Demonstrates a shader that modulates a color based on the geometry of an object and applies it to the object.

Walkthrough: Creating a Realistic 3-D Billiard Ball

Demonstrates how to combine shader techniques and texture resources to create a realistic billiard ball shader.

How to: Export a Shader

Explains how to export a DGSL shader in a format that your app can use.

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