The Zen of Direct3D Game Programming / Edition 1

The Zen of Direct3D Game Programming / Edition 1

by Peter Walsh
     
 

Author BioPeter Walsh Peter Walsh has over six years' experience in the development of interactive entertainment software, and four years with DirectX. Peter has worked at the computer games research, development, and consultancy firm 1CCAVE, and currently researches game technology and development at Abertay University, in Dundee, Scotland. Abertay is at the… See more details below

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Author BioPeter Walsh Peter Walsh has over six years' experience in the development of interactive entertainment software, and four years with DirectX. Peter has worked at the computer games research, development, and consultancy firm 1CCAVE, and currently researches game technology and development at Abertay University, in Dundee, Scotland. Abertay is at the forefront of game development, and has the first degree course in gaming technology in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761534297
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/21/2001
Series:
Game Development Series
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
896
Product dimensions:
7.39(w) x 9.06(h) x 2.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Learning the Ropes 1. Introduction to Direct3D and DirectX 2. 90 Percent Preparation, 10 Percent Initialization 3. The Structure of a Direct3D Application Part 2: Windows Programming 4. I Did Not Have a Relationship with MS Windows 5. Goodbye World 6. Selling Your Soul 7. Getting Jiggy with Windows Part 3: 2D DirectX Graphics 8. How many Lines of Code? 9. Putting Direct3D to Work 10. California-Style Consoles Part 4: 3D Mathematics 11. Getting Fat with 3D 12. Getting to know Direct3D in a more 3D Sort of Way 13. Building the Zen 3D Engine 14. Directing Input with DirectInput 15. 3D Game Engineering 16. Advanced Graphics Techniques Appendix A: C++ Programming 101 Appendix B: Direct3D Advanced Reference

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