Video: Be a Quick Draw Master with Direct2D

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If you want to use high performance 2D graphics in your Windows application, then Direct2D is the way to go.  In this video excerpt from Kenny Kerr's new course Direct2D Fundamentals you'll learn how to draw the complexities of an arc using the Direct2D framework as well as how to manipulate the drawing with mouse clicks.  In the full course Kenny also covers complex geometries such as Bezier segments, working with Bitmaps, and performing transforms.


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Kenny has published numerous articles about the Windows operating system, network security, and C++ for MSDN Magazine as well as other publications. Microsoft has recognized Kenny's expertise in network and operating system security with the Microsoft MVP Award for security. He has also held the Microsoft MVP Award since 2007 for his contributions to the C++ development community.

You can watch the full HD version of this video along with the other 3 hr 25 min of video found in this professional course by subscribing to Pluralsight. Visit Direct2D Fundamentals to view the full course outline. Pluralsight subscribers also benefit from cool features like mobile appsfull library searchprogress trackingexercise files,assessments, and offline viewing. Happy learning!

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Paul Ballard

is a Chief Architect specializing in large scale distributed system development and enterprise software processes. Paul has more than twenty years of development experience including being a former Microsoft MVP, a speaker at technical conferences such as Microsoft Tech-Ed and VSLive, and a published author. Prior to working on the Windows platform, he built software using a vast array of technologies including Java, Unix, C, and even OS/2.