Direct2D Fundamentals

Learn how to use Direct2D to perform high quality and high-performance rendering in your applications.
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Learn how to use Direct2D to perform high quality and high-performance rendering in your applications.
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Introduction
6m 10s
Getting Ready
17m 15s
Brushes
30m 48s
Geometries
44m 11s
Bitmaps
30m 31s
Transforms
28m 32s
Text
13m 27s
Direct2D is a native, immediate-mode, graphics rendering library that provides uncompromising performance. Its focus is on two-dimensional rendering, providing a rich array of primitives for rendering vector graphics, bitmaps and text. It’s designed to squeeze as much out of the underlying Direct3D-based GPU as humanly possible while retaining a surprisingly enjoyable API surface. In this course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Direct2D programming and be well on your way to building rich user experiences using the same rendering engine as Internet Explorer 10.

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Table of Contents
Introduction
6m 10s
Getting Ready
17m 15s
Brushes
30m 48s
Geometries
44m 11s
Bitmaps
30m 31s
Transforms
28m 32s
Text
13m 27s
Description
Direct2D is a native, immediate-mode, graphics rendering library that provides uncompromising performance. Its focus is on two-dimensional rendering, providing a rich array of primitives for rendering vector graphics, bitmaps and text. It’s designed to squeeze as much out of the underlying Direct3D-based GPU as humanly possible while retaining a surprisingly enjoyable API surface. In this course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Direct2D programming and be well on your way to building rich user experiences using the same rendering engine as Internet Explorer 10.
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Course info
Level
Intermediate
Rating
(151)
Duration
3h 25m
Released
28 Nov 2012
Course authors

Kenny Kerr is a computer programmer and recognized expert in Windows operating system development and programming languages.

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