Cross-Platform Game Programming. (CD-ROM included).QA76.76
Cross-platform game programming. (CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
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Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser). included)
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Intended for experienced game programmers, this book offers tips for developing games that will run equally well on multiple platforms Refers to two or more operating environments, which typically include the CPU family and operating system. For example, if versions of a program run on Windows and the Macintosh, the software is said to support multiple platforms. , and explains how to abstract various components at the game, engine, and system level. Memory issues, the processor, the data conversion process, debugging (programming) debugging - The process of attempting to determine the cause of the symptoms of malfunctions in a program or other system. These symptoms may be detected during testing or use by real users. methods, the audio system, and the graphics engine are addressed. The CD-ROM contains source code for a memory manager, filesystem, and null network driver.