I'm very new to game programming. However, have just come from Java development. So, I have a pretty good ensight into overall programming. I can also do beginner -to- newb C++.
I have just got into game programming (and want to start off with 3D programming. Because I hate 2D).
Anyways, I was searching eBay, and found a great book; "Special effects game programming in DirectX" brand new, for £15. (It's a BIG book).
However, it assumes that you already know how to use DirectX. Whereas, I do not!
With the book came the DirectX SDK, which I've installed.
However, I have no idea of how to go about using DirectX. I intend to use C++ to make the games. But, any tutorials, or ANYTHING related to DirectX that I should know, please give me! :o)
For example, the book contains snippets of code, which seems to be in C++, however, I don't know how to use them in my own programs!
Any one help please?