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Getting Started With Cinder

by Giovanni Dicanio

This course is an introduction to developing applications using the creative-coding open source Cinder library in C++.

What you'll learn

This course provides an introduction to Cinder using C++. Cinder is a community-developed, free and open source library for professional-quality creative coding in C++. Topics ranging from the basic architecture of a Cinder application, to 2D basic drawing, handling user input, image processing basics, face detection, OpenCV integration, and animation basics are included. An elementary knowledge of C++ should be just fine to follow the course, though more advanced aspects of the language and of the STL libraries will be discussed when needed.

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About the author

Giovanni Dicanio is a computer programmer specialized in both cross-platform C and C++, and Windows operating system development. Giovanni wrote computer programming articles on C++, OpenGL and other programming subjects on Italian computer magazines. He recently authored some C++ feature articles for MSDN Magazine, too. He contributed code to some open-source projects as well. His computer programming experience dates back to the glorious Commodore 64 and Amiga 500 golden days, with Basic and a... more

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