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Direct2D Succinctly


Chris Rose

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  • OVERVIEW

    If you've ever tried to work with Direct2D from scratch, you may have found the boilerplate code overwhelming. With Direct2D Succinctly by Chris Rose, you have a straightforward, step-by-step guide to rendering graphics with Direct2D. After starting a simple Hello, World! template application in Visual Studio, you'll gradually add to it until you have a complete charting system that features multiple pages, zooming functionality, and printing support. The final chapters of the book are devoted to Direct3D. Though Direct3D is capable of rendering 3-D graphics, it can render 2-D graphics much faster than Direct2D.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
    • Direct2D (XAML) Template

    • Debugging with a WinRT Device

    • Beginning a Graph Rendering App

    • Graph Backgrounds

    • 2-D Data Plots

    • Infinite Lines and the Axes

    • Displaying FPS (Frames per Second)

    • Line Charts

    • Navigating between Multiple XAML Pages

    • Printing Direct2D

    • Margins

    • Zooming

    • Hit Testing or Picking

    • Direct2D Geometry

    • Rendering Pipeline

    • Starting a Direct3D Project

    • Rendering a Triangle with Direct3D

    • Rendering a Height Map

    • Projection Options

Author

Chris Rose

Published on

Jul 7, 2014

Pages

166

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