A Practical Guide to X Window Programming: Developing Applications with the XT Intrinsics OSF-Motif

A Practical Guide to X Window Programming: Developing Applications with the XT Intrinsics OSF-Motif

by Mr. Brian J. Keller
     
 

A Practical Guide to X Window Programming is a basic guide that takes readers step by step through developing applications using X-Windows™. The book covers the Xt Intrinsics portion of the X-Window system in detail and discusses the MIT Athena and OSF/Motif Widget Sets that are used in many of the examples. Topics covered include C programming fundamentals,…  See more details below

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A Practical Guide to X Window Programming is a basic guide that takes readers step by step through developing applications using X-Windows™. The book covers the Xt Intrinsics portion of the X-Window system in detail and discusses the MIT Athena and OSF/Motif Widget Sets that are used in many of the examples. Topics covered include C programming fundamentals, text handling using X, fonts, event handling in Xt, extending the Widget Sets (building on Field Editor Widget), designing and constructing an application, building menus, printing help, OSF/Motif (including the window arranger) and interclient communication. Three extensive appendices are included: Widgets, Classing, and Exported Functions; Quick Xt Reference Guide (X11R4); and Quick Guide to OSF/Motif Widgets. Any applications designer interested in developing applications with Xt will find this book a valuable and enlightening resource.

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A basic guide to developing applications using X-Windows(tm). Fundamentals include: C programming, text handling using X, fonts, even handling in Xt, extending the Widget Sets, building menus, printing help, and interclient communication. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849374067
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/03/1990
Series:
The CRC Press Distributed Network Computing Ser.
Pages:
349
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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