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    DIRECTDRAW DIRECT3d

    Hi;

    Since direct3d and direct draw since directx 8 are unified into one,as a beginner what do u suggest i should start with .
    learn directdraw version 7 first & then start on direct3d 8

    or just start direct3d ver8

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    As a beginner u have to learn DirectDraw for simple graphics and 2d graphics.

    For further programming and 3d, u should use Direct3D

    I think, that u have to have enough pratice with 2D graphics for working with 3D graphics.....

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    i'd just go with 8. I think doing 2d in 8 is easier than 7.

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    you're going to have to learn it eventually anyway. Direct3D is a lot faster on most systems then DirectDraw is anyway.

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