Changing vs Varying - What's the difference?

changing | varying |


As verbs the difference between changing and varying

is that changing is while varying is .

As nouns the difference between changing and varying

is that changing is change; alteration while varying is a kind of variable, used by a fragment shader, that interpolates values across a primitive, so as to produce gradient effects etc.

changing

English

Verb

(head)
  • Derived terms

    * everchanging * unchanging

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • change; alteration
  • * George Fox
  • And stand steadfast in the unchangeable life and seed of God, which was before changings and alterings were; and which will remain when they all are gone.

    varying

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A kind of variable, used by a fragment shader, that interpolates values across a primitive, so as to produce gradient effects etc.
  • * 2012 , Patrick Cozzi, Christophe Riccio, OpenGL Insights
  • Another consideration to the relationship between vertex and fragment shaders is that adding too many additional varyings can be a drag on performance since they must all be interpolated