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What is a good DirectX book

What is a good DirectX book

What is a good DirectX book

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Hello everyone, I'm new to DirectX and I need advice on a good book so I can learn it.  I already have a book, but it's not very big and I know that I'll have lots of questions this book doesn't answer.  Any tips?

RE: What is a good DirectX book

I have a few DirectX/Direct3D books that are pretty good, If you code in VC++...

I highly suggest ANY book by Andre LaMothe...
especially from the Game Development Series...
(Prima Tech)

Others include...
 Inside Direct3D (Microsoft Press)
 3D Game Programming with C++ (Coriolis)
 Tricks of the Windows Game Programming Gurus (Sams)
 3D Game Engine Design (Morgan Kaufmann?)
Those are some of the best that I have seen...

Note that anything that has to do with Games now days is usually going to include DirectX

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RE: What is a good DirectX book

I will be doing DirectX programming in VB 6.0

Would there be a different list of 'good' books for me to go find?

TheKing

RE: What is a good DirectX book

?...

I just posted a similar thread for VB & direct X...

The books tell you about all the parts of direct X...

I just don't like trying to figure out how port the C++ examples to vb...

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RE: What is a good DirectX book

I have just started using Direct X in borland c++ builder, I found that Windows Game Programming for Dummies by Andre LaMothe to be very easy to understand and gets you up and running in minimum time.  

It was just getting the DirectX 8.1 SDK to work properly on builder that was the most annoying challenge.  See borland's web site for tips on using Implib for help on that.

RE: What is a good DirectX book

Andre LaMothe made a Game Programming Dummies book???

I'll haven't seen that one, I'll have to look for it...

thanks

Have Fun, Be Young... Code BASIC
-Josh Stribling

http://cubee.topcities.com

RE: What is a good DirectX book

OK...

Windows Game Programming for Dummies, Second Edition
by André LaMothe (Author), Andre Lamothe

Book & CD

www.Amazon.com has it on sale for 20.99 (usually 29.99)

Thanks for the heads up Cryptt

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-Josh Stribling

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