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What state is stored in an OpenGL Vertex Array Object (VAO) and how do I use the VAO correctly?

I was wondering what state is stored in an OpenGL VAO. I've understood that a VAO contains state related to the vertex specifications of buffered vertices (what attributes are in the buffers, and what ...
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OpenGL: Is it possible to use VAO's without specifying a VBO

On all the tutorials I can find about VAO's (Vertex Array Objects), they show on how to use them by configuring vertex attributes and binding a VBO (Vertex Buffer Object). But I want to create a VAO ...
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Rendering without VAO's & VBO's?

I am trying to port a demo I found on PositionBasedDynamics . It has a generic function which does the rendering and on their example works but they don't generate/bind any Vertex Array Object or ...