Direct-X Programming Questions

What is DirectX? DirectX is comprised of application programming interfaces (APIs) that are grouped into two classes: the DirectX Foundation layer, and the DirectX Media layer. These APIs enable programs to directly access many of your computer’s hardware...

Direct3D Retained mode sample

Over here I’ll shove in some basics, like coordinate systems, world and object coordinate systems, etc. For now I’ll assume you’re at least a little familiar with 3D programming. Blah blah blah, differences between immediate and retained mode, etc...

A simple DirectDraw sample

This is a very simple DirectDraw sample.   DirectDraw Sample Program (18.1 KiB, 8,067 hits) Setting up DirectX under Visual C/C++ I most likely won’t be doing DirectX development under Watcom or Borland C/C++ or Delphi or VisualBasic etc; so if you...

Direct X and its Components

“One of the main purposes of DirectX is to provide a standard way of accessing many different proprietary hardware devices” DirectX is comprised of application programming interfaces (APIs) that are grouped into two classes: The DirectX Foundation layer...

Microsoft Direct-X Programming

Before the release of Windows 95, most games were developed and released for the Microsoft Disk Operating System (DOS) platform, usually using something like DOS4GW or some other 32-bit DOS extender to obtain access to 32-bit protected mode. Windows 95, however,...