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DirectX 9 Graphics: The Definitive Guide to Direct3D (Wordware Applications Library)

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DirectX 9 Graphics: The Definitive Guide to Direct3D provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to getting started with DirectX, with a specific focus on Direct3D, a technology designed to create interactive multimedia products. This book demystifies DirectX, starting with the basics of setting up a DirectX application and finishing with the intricacies of real-time 3D animation. Learn how to create and render 3D worlds; use index and vertex buffers to represent 3D primitives; apply 3D mathematical theory to graphic design; export 3D models from 3D rendering applications and import them into DirectX as meshes; save and load data using X files; create snow, rain, fog, and more using point sprites and particle systems; animate pixel data on textures; enhance your game world with real-time lighting and texture mapping. Employ skeletal animation to animate meshes.

Synopsis:

Providing a detailed and comprehensive guide to getting started with DirectX--with a specific focus on Direct3D, a technology designed to create interactive multimedia products--this book demystifies DirectX, starting with the basics of setting up a DirectX application and finishing with the intricacies of real-time 3D animation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781556222290
Author:
Thorn, Alan
Publisher:
Wordware Publishing
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Graphics-General
Series:
Wordware Applications Library
Publication Date:
20050431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
349
Dimensions:
8.98x6.16x.76 in. 1.09 lbs.

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Product details 349 pages Wordware Publishing - English 9781556222290 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Providing a detailed and comprehensive guide to getting started with DirectX--with a specific focus on Direct3D, a technology designed to create interactive multimedia products--this book demystifies DirectX, starting with the basics of setting up a DirectX application and finishing with the intricacies of real-time 3D animation.
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