Advanced Multimedia Programming

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Windcrest/McGraw-Hill, 1995 - Computers - 454 pages
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Shows programmers how to create state-of-the-art multimedia programs incorporating full-motion video, sound, music, graphics and text. Step-by-step instructions and screen shots demonstrate how to play back multimedia program elements, as well as how to record them.

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Contents

Noise where it comes from
3
Making it work
12
The mother of all clocks
94
Bitmaps displays
101
Storing bitmaps
112
Display surfaces device contexts
121
Beach ball in cheap sunglasses
225
Joysticksthe most suggestive peripheral
233
Animation in the high grass
277
note messages
283
messages
289
input
318
files 339
files 360
manager DLLall the really nasty bits 390
AVI behind the screen 403

The JOYDEMO application
239
Screen saversbeware the flying toasters
253
The screen saver
259
The AVI player 409
Appendix Whats on the CDROM 443
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About the author (1995)

Steve Rimmer is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at Sheffield University, UK.

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