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    Question New to the Game

    I recently just started learning C++, for the usage of learning how to make games. I had a question, i've been looking in to programming linux, how does that work? Does it use the same code as Linux?

    Thanx for you time.

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    all ansi compliant code should work.

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    Check out Simple DirectMedia Layer (www.libsdl.org). It's a cross platform multimedia API that's very simple to start using. Start with something small, make an object bounce around the screen. Then, gradually, move on to more complicated programs.
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