Linux Graphics Programming with SVGlib

Linux Graphics Programming with SVGlib

by Jay Link
     
 
DESCRIPTION: Linux Graphics Programming with SVGAlib is a complete reference for programmers, developers, and students who wish to integrate the functionality of this remarkable graphics library with their own Linux programs. Through demonstration and code examples given in the book, even those with limited C/C++ programming skills will learn to create

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DESCRIPTION: Linux Graphics Programming with SVGAlib is a complete reference for programmers, developers, and students who wish to integrate the functionality of this remarkable graphics library with their own Linux programs. Through demonstration and code examples given in the book, even those with limited C/C++ programming skills will learn to create full-screen graphical masterpieces such as games and stunning 3D displays. Readers will learn graphics theory and application using SVGA lib, how to port existing code to SVGA lib, animate images, plot pixels, lines and shapes, implement graphics routines, read and write to GIFs and JPGs, understand fonts, and explore fractals. The accompanying CD-ROM includes code from the book, software tools, and SVGAlib-based games such as Hexen, Doom, and Quake.

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A book/CD-ROM package for beginners as well as more advanced users and developers, showing how to integrate the functionality of SVGAlib into programmers' own code. Gives instructions in programming with SVGAlib, demonstrates how to create games and other graphical applications, and gives code examples. The CD-ROM contains SVGAlib games. Assumes some experience with C/C++ programming. The author is an experienced programmer and currently owns and operates an Internet provider. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576105245
Publisher:
Coriolis Value
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Pages:
513
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.65(d)

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