New to graphics in c++

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    Unhappy New to graphics in c++

    Alright, I want to know, where can I get a graphics.h file, or is there something Im missing every time I try to use graphics I get errors Im assuming that this is because I dont have a graphics.h file. Please Help!

    -zer0python-

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    what compiler are you using?

    as far as i know graphics.h only exists on borland compilers.
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    Im using....

    Dev-C++, I also downloaded borland's but eh, I have to make an IDE for that, cause well its command line!

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    well unfortunatly, i don't know of a way to make graphics.h work on Dev-C++ only thing i've ever seen use it is borland,

    if your looking for graphics there are several other good libraries out there

    check these links for info

    for OpenGL:
    http://www.opengl.org

    for Allegro:
    http://www.allegro.cc

    for SDL:
    http://www.libsdl.org

    for Direct-X:
    http://www.microsoft.com/Directx

    for General Gaming "Making" Info:
    http://www.gamedev.net

    for General Graphics(and more) Programming Info:
    http://www.flipcode.com

    or use assembler

    http://www.brackeen.com/home/vga/index.html

    or with DJGPP:

    http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Park/8933/


    search the forums for graphics you'll find lots of info
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    Thanks

    Thanks

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