Solved

DirectX & C++

Posted on 2004-08-19
9
587 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-07
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!
[r.D]
0
Comment
Question by:DrWarezz
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
  • 4
9 Comments
 
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

by:
Venabili earned 0 total points
ID: 11855288
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

Venabili
0
 
LVL 9

Author Comment

by:DrWarezz
ID: 11855328
Thanks alot Venabili!
I found the following link very useful personally:
http://www2.arnes.si/~ssdudzin/tutorials.htm

Thanks again!
[r.D]
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:Venabili
ID: 11855376
Ah yeah... my 'favourite' site that looks awfully in Mozzila (the main page - the inner ones are not that bad)
Totally forgot about it

Venabili
0
Will your db performance match your db growth?

In Percona’s white paper “Performance at Scale: Keeping Your Database on Its Toes,” we take a high-level approach to what you need to think about when planning for database scalability.

 
LVL 9

Author Comment

by:DrWarezz
ID: 11855469
lol :o)
Those links you gave me Venabili look EXCELLENT. JUST what I need. :o)

Thanks!
[r.D]
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:Venabili
ID: 11855541
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)

Venabili
0
 
LVL 9

Author Comment

by:DrWarezz
ID: 11855580
Excellent. Thanks VERY much Venabili.
You're a life saver!

[r.D]
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:Venabili
ID: 11855680
And one more (from the DirectX favourites) - I love this tutorial :)

http://www.eastcoastgames.com/directx/intro.html
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:Venabili
ID: 11855703
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/
0
 
LVL 9

Author Comment

by:DrWarezz
ID: 11858275
:o)
Wow: http://www.eastcoastgames.com/directx/intro.html  < What a GREAT tutorial!! I've got some fun reading ahead. :D

THANKS!!!
[r.D]
0

Featured Post

Ready to get started with anonymous questions?

It's easy! Check out this step-by-step guide for asking an anonymous question on Experts Exchange.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

What is RenderMan: RenderMan is a not any particular piece of software. RenderMan is an industry standard, defining set of rules that any rendering software should use, to be RenderMan-compliant. Pixar's RenderMan is a flagship implementation of …
Recently, in one of the tech-blogs I usually read, I saw a post about the best-selling video games through history. The first place in the list is for the classic, extremely addictive Tetris. Well, a long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, I was…
There are cases when e.g. an IT administrator wants to have full access and view into selected mailboxes on Exchange server, directly from his own email account in Outlook or Outlook Web Access. This proves useful when for example administrator want…
If you’ve ever visited a web page and noticed a cool font that you really liked the look of, but couldn’t figure out which font it was so that you could use it for your own work, then this video is for you! In this Micro Tutorial, you'll learn yo…

617 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question