Full SDL command list

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    Full SDL command list

    Does anyone know where I can get a list of all commands SDL allows and definitions for them? I have been using online tutorials, but they are taking away from my own problem solving skills, because I am using code I don't fully understand. I would like to understand how to do new things and innovate rather than copy and paste what someone else already figured out. I have a good C++ book that I can look in the appendix and find the "definition" and rules of any C++ command I would like something similar for the SDL library so I can understand better how to manipulate it. This is a shot in the dark, but I am hoping someone had the same feeling and has found a great list for it. Thanks again for your time.

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    If you really want to learn SDL as well as game programming, I would recommend a book called Focus on SDL by Ernest Pazera. It has everything you will ever need to know about SDL.

    Here is the link -

    Amazon.com: Focus On SDL (The Premier Press Game Development Series): Ernest Pazera: Books

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    Obviously the want is there. I have been spending 5+ hours every night for the past week and a half teaching myself this, with the assistance of this board and lazy foo productions. Now to make enough money waiting tables in this slow economy to buy that book. I bookmarked the page hopefully I will have enough after this weekend to purchase it. I was hoping for an online resource, but any good information costs money these days.

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    Well, if you simple want a reference guide. Heres one I found using a google search. Although I don't know how good it is. Looks a bit shallow -

    SDL Reference

    The SDL website has a few good tutorials as well , but I'm sure you know about those already

    Simple DirectMedia Layer

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    FrontPage - SDL Documentation Wiki
    Ah! forgot about that.

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    awesome. Thank you Tux0r. That page has answered a ton of my questions already. Now I can figure out how to add that high score sheet to my last game, and animation clipping as well.

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