Thread: Graphics programming in C

  1. #1
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    Cool Graphics programming in C

    Hello everyone;

    Can anyone recommend a good book on how to program graphics in C? I want to create programs that can manipulate 2D and 3D graphics for a game I am creating.
    "If at first you do succeed try not to look astonished!" -- anon

  2. #2
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    for 3D you've got two real choices,

    Direct-X and OpenGL,

    OpenGL is a Graphics Only API and is it better at Graphics than Direct-X but,

    Direct-X comes with graphics, sound, network, and input, it's a good all in one API.

    they can however be mixed, say OpenGL for Graphics and Direct-X for the rest, and there are other sound libraries and such but i limit this to the topic, graphics...
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    If you want to choose which graphics programming library should you choose, visit my poll at windows programming.

    If you want to do DOS, definitely use Allegro, do to


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