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Hi all,
how would I go about using DirectX in C++?
Any links, or ANYTHING related would be much appreciated.

You see; I just recently got a new book (on offer, that's why I bought it), it's a great book; "Special effects game programming in DirectX".
However, the code it uses as examples, isn't a whole program. And I don't know how to go about using it in my own programs... :o\

ANY DirectX related help would be much appreciated.

Thanks!
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DrWarezz,

You requested a deletion I still have some links for you. So you have your points back and I will use the question to post them - they may be helpful to the next user:) Can you also post what you had found?

http://www.mvps.org/directx/articles/directx_in_borland_c++.htm
http://www.gamedev.net/reference/list.asp?categoryid=24
http://www.cplusplus.com/src/ (Especially http://www.cplusplus.com/src/MasterLibr17987462001.zip bt there are a few more DirectX things )
http://www.scorpioncity.com/djdirectxtut.html
http://msdn.microsoft.com/archive/default.asp?url=/archive/en-us/directx9_c/directx/directx9cpp.asp

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Thanks alot Venabili!
I found the following link very useful personally:
http://www2.arnes.si/~ssdudzin/tutorials.htm

Thanks again!
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Ah yeah... my 'favourite' site that looks awfully in Mozzila (the main page - the inner ones are not that bad)
Totally forgot about it

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lol :o)
Those links you gave me Venabili look EXCELLENT. JUST what I need. :o)

Thanks!
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As I said - I was a few seconds late. Lunchy deleted while I was typing a message... :(

PS: Sorry for coming a day after the question... was busy in some other areas:( However - leave your quetsions in the small areas for at least a week ;)

Ah... some specific directX links if you need them:
Some specific Dirext X links:
http://www.computer-mentors.co.uk/computermentors/direct-x-programming-tutorial.html
http://www.bolton-heaton.freeserve.co.uk/directx.htm
http://www.walkthegeek.com/direct-x-tutorial.shtml

(I am answering a similar question in another area just now so... I just post it here also in case you need it)

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Excellent. Thanks VERY much Venabili.
You're a life saver!

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And one more (from the DirectX favourites) - I love this tutorial :)

http://www.eastcoastgames.com/directx/intro.html
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You are welcome. Have fun.

You also may want to see the PAQs in the DirectX section - http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Game_Development/Game_Graphics/DirectX/
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:o)
Wow: http://www.eastcoastgames.com/directx/intro.html  < What a GREAT tutorial!! I've got some fun reading ahead. :D

THANKS!!!
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