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Advanced 3D Game Programming with DirectX 10.0 provides a guide to developing cutting-edge games using DirectX 10.0. Beginning with the foundations of 3D math and the components of DirectX, programmers new to graphics and game programming will learn how to implement networking, collision detection, and multithreading. Full source code is provided for the examples and for the client/server networked 3D first-person game that brings together many of the techniques discussed in the book. Learn how to acquire input from the user through the keyboard and mouse; simulate intelligence using steering algorithms and motivation engines; render using HLSL shaders; use advanced 3D techniques such as forward and inverse kinematics, subdivision surfaces, and radiosity lighting; manage scenes via portal rendering.

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This update to the best-selling Advanced 3D Game Programming with DirectX 9.0 focuses on developing cutting-edge games with DirectX 10.0 Graphics. Designed for experienced programmers, this book covers Direct3D, DirectInput, and DirectSound, as well as artificial intelligence techniques, client/server networking, multithreading, and scene management. The book includes many sample applications that target specific algorithms. Full source code is provided for all the examples and for the client/server networked 3D first-person game that brings together many of the techniques discussed in the book.

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Advanced 3D Game Programming with DirectX 10.0 provides a guide to developing cutting-edge games using DirectX 10.0. Beginning with the foundations of 3D math and the components of DirectX, programmers new to graphics and game programming will learn how to implement networking, collision detection, and multithreading. Full source code is provided for the examples and for the client/server networked 3D first-person game that brings together many of the techniques discussed in the book. Learn how to acquire input from the user through the keyboard and mouse; simulate intelligence using steering algorithms and motivation engines; render using HLSL shaders; use advanced 3D techniques such as forward and inverse kinematics, subdivision surfaces, and radiosity lighting; manage scenes via portal rendering.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781598220544
Author:
Walsh, Peter
Publisher:
Wordware Publishing
Subject:
Computer games
Subject:
Programming
Subject:
Video & Electronic - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Computers
Subject:
Computer games -- Programming.
Subject:
Programming - Games
Subject:
Software Engineering-Game Design
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Wordware Game and Graphics Library
Publication Date:
20080131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
529
Dimensions:
8.98x6.04x1.13 in. 1.64 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This update to the best-selling Advanced 3D Game Programming with DirectX 9.0 focuses on developing cutting-edge games with DirectX 10.0 Graphics. Designed for experienced programmers, this book covers Direct3D, DirectInput, and DirectSound, as well as artificial intelligence techniques, client/server networking, multithreading, and scene management. The book includes many sample applications that target specific algorithms. Full source code is provided for all the examples and for the client/server networked 3D first-person game that brings together many of the techniques discussed in the book.
"Synopsis" by , Advanced 3D Game Programming with DirectX 10.0 provides a guide to developing cutting-edge games using DirectX 10.0. Beginning with the foundations of 3D math and the components of DirectX, programmers new to graphics and game programming will learn how to implement networking, collision detection, and multithreading. Full source code is provided for the examples and for the client/server networked 3D first-person game that brings together many of the techniques discussed in the book. Learn how to acquire input from the user through the keyboard and mouse; simulate intelligence using steering algorithms and motivation engines; render using HLSL shaders; use advanced 3D techniques such as forward and inverse kinematics, subdivision surfaces, and radiosity lighting; manage scenes via portal rendering.
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