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Posted byMinuous
Posted on07/02/06 12:13 PM

> I wouldn't bother with Window's native interfaces, just because they're
> needlessly convoluted. All you need it a bitmap that you can manipulate without
> worrying too much about the rest. You can use either Allegro or SDL for that. I
> personally use Allegro just because I've been using it since the early DOS days
> (so it feels familiar), but SDL is very popular too.

I've worked this out now, and it's dozens of times faster (using StretchDIBitmap()). I didn't end up needing to use Allegro or SDL or DirectX for this, but thanks for the advice anyway.

I agree totally that Windows is convoluted :-)

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*Fast drawing in Windoze  Minuous07/01/06 04:13 PM
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...*Re: Allegro or SDL  smf07/09/06 06:36 AM