Programming - Games - setup

To help you choose the best language for you to use and to help you get started these tutorials are all identical except that they use different languages.

  Visual Basic with DirectX 9 C# with DirectX 9 C++ with OpenGL
Introduction Introduction to DirectX Introduction to DirectX Introduction to OpenGL
Installing Installing DirectX 9 Installing DirectX 9  
Basics Basics of Direct Draw Basics of Direct Draw My First OpenGL Program
2D
Restoring Lost Surfaces Restoring Lost Surfaces Restoring Lost Surfaces  
How to make Surfaces with Images Surfaces with Images Surfaces with Images  
Introduction to Animation Introduction to Animation Introduction to Animation  
Applying Transparency Applying Transparency Applying Transparency  
Background Background Background  
Adding Sound/Video Adding Sound/Video Adding Sound/Video  
3D
      Drawing Shapes
      Entering the World of 3D
      3D Rotation.
      Texture Mapping.
      Use of Camera.
      KeyBoard & Mouse Interaction.
      Moving in 3D World.
       

 

 


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