Programmer's Supplement for R5 of the X Window System

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This book is for programmers who are familiar with Release 4 of the X Window System and want to know how to use the new features of Release 5. It is intended as an update for owners of Volumes 1, 2, 4, and 5 of the O'Reilly and Associates X Window System series, and provides complete tutorial and reference information on all new Xlib and Xt toolkit functions.

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Overview

This book is for programmers who are familiar with Release 4 of the X Window System and want to know how to use the new features of Release 5. It is intended as an update for owners of Volumes 1, 2, 4, and 5 of the O'Reilly and Associates X Window System series, and provides complete tutorial and reference information on all new Xlib and Xt toolkit functions.

It includes:

  • Overview of the R5 changes as they affect application programming.
  • How to write an internationalized application—-one that anticipates the needs of a language and culture other than English.
  • How to use scalable fonts and the fonts provided by the new font server.
  • How to get consistent color on any display by using the X Color Management System.
  • Overview of PEX, the new three-dimensional graphics extension for X.
  • Reference pages for all new and modified Xlib and Xt functions and Athena widgets.

Together with Volume 2 and Volume 5, owners of the Programmer's Supplement for Release 5 have a complete set of reference pages for the current X Consortium standards for Xlib and Xt.

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For programmers who are familiar with Release 4 of the X Window System and want to know how to use the new features of Release 5. Intended as an update for owners of Volumes One, Two, Four, and Five of the O'Reilly and Associates' X Window System series, and provides complete tutorial and reference information to all new Xlib and Xt toolkit functions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780937175866
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/1991
  • Series: Definitive Guides to the X Window System Series
  • Edition description: R5 update
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 390
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.19 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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David Flanagan is a computer programmer who spends most of his time writing about JavaScript and Java. His books with O'Reilly include Java in a Nutshell, Java Examples in a Nutshell, Java Foundation Classes in a Nutshell, JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, and JavaScript Pocket Reference. David has a degree in computer science and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives with his wife and son in the U.S. Pacific Northwest bewteen the cities of Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. David has a simple website at http://www.davidflanagan.com.

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