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Programming - Games - 2D - using DX9 and visual basic

This toturial was written for me by Imran Khan (imranahmedkhan82@hotmail.com, iak1982@yahoo.com).
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Programming with Managed DirectX 9.0 is currently a somewhat unexplored subject and you will need a good guide to help you along. This Tutorial will help you to easily learn DirectX programming in VB.net.

Topic to be covered in this Tutorial are:

1. Intorduction to DirectX.

2. Installing DirectX 9.

3. Basics of Direct Draw.

4. Restoring Lost Surfaces.

5. How to make Surfaces with Images.

6. Introduction to Animation.

7. Applying Transparency.

8. Background.

9. Adding Sound/Video.

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In this Tutorial we will learn how to develop 2D games and graphics application.


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