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    Working with video

    Hi,

    I want to learn and write programs to work with text video,video memory segments both in windows and linux environment.Anyone please suggest some tutorials,books,sites.

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    Arka

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    Step 1. Learn how to program in C:
    C book recommendations
    CBoard's C Tutorial
    Teach Yourself C in 21 Days

    Step 2. Learn how to program with Windows API:
    Forger's Win32 Tutorial
    CBoard's Window's Programming Links

    Step 3. After you complete step1 and step2 you should look at DirectX or OpenGL.
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    Now, please, for the love of all things good and holy, think about what you're doing! Don't just run around willy-nilly, coding like a drunk two-year-old....
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    ..... Just don't be surprised when I say you aren't using standard C anymore, and as such,are off in your own little universe that I will completely disregard.
    Warning: Some or all of my posted code may be non-standard and as such should not be used and in no case looked at.

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    both in windows and linux environment
    Well, cross platform multimedia is still very much a matter of joke.
    Some good options, though, are:
    1. Follow AndrewHunter's "Step 1"
    2.Get a good library to abstract the mess away from you.(eg: GTK3, SDL or at a lower level OpenGL).
    Manasij Mukherjee | gcc-4.8.2 @Arch Linux
    Slow and Steady wins the race... if and only if :
    1.None of the other participants are fast and steady.
    2.The fast and unsteady suddenly falls asleep while running !



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