Windows Graphics Programming

Windows Graphics Programming

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The world's most complete guide to Windows graphics programming! Win32 GDI and DirectDraw: Accurate, under the hood, and in depth Beyond the API: Internals, restrictions, performance, and real-life problems Complete: Pixel, lines, curves, filled area, bitmap, image processing, fonts, text, metafile, printing, and more Up to date: Windows 2000 and Windows 98 graphics enhancements CD-ROM: Exclusive and professional quality generic C++ classes, reusable functions, demonstration programs, kernel mode drivers, GDI exploration tools, and more! Hewlett-Packard Professional Books To deliver high-performance Windows applications, you need an in-depth understanding of the Win32 GDI and DirectDraw--but until now, it's been virtually impossible to discover what's going on qbehindq Microsoft's API calls. This book rips away the veil, giving experienced Windows programmers all the information and techniques they need to maximize performance, efficiency, and reliability! You'll discover how to make the most of Microsoft's Windows graphics APIs--including the important new graphics capabilities built into Windows 2000. Coverage includes: Uncovering the Windows system architecture and graphics system internal data structure Building graphics API qspiesq that show what's going on qunder the hoodq Detecting GDI resource leaks and other powerful troubleshooting techniques Expert techniques for working with the Win32 GDI and DirectDraw APIs Device context, coordinate space and transformation, pixels, lines, curves, and area fills Bitmaps, image processing, fonts, text, enhanced metafiles, printing, and more qWindows Graphics Programmingq delivers extensive code, practical techniques, and unprecedented insight--plus an exclusive CD-ROM containing original system-level tools, kernel mode drivers, sample code, and generic C++ classes for Windows graphics programming without MFC. If you want to build Windows graphics applications that deliver breakthrough performance and reliability, you'll find this book indispensable.FENG YUAN is a Software Design Engineer for Hewlett-Packard in Vancouver, WA. He holds a Ph.D. in Software Engineering from Nanjing University. For the past four years he has specialized in creating drivers for HP DeskJet printers, anbsp;...

Title:Windows Graphics Programming
Author:Feng Yuan
Publisher:Prentice Hall Professional - 2001-01


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