O'Reilly logo

DarkBASIC Pro Game Programming, Second Edition by Joshua R. Smith, Jonathan S. Harbour

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 1. Introduction to Computer Programming with DarkBASIC Professional

DarkBASIC is a fantastic programming tool for creating games of any type and genre. Anyone who has at least minimal experience with a computer can use DarkBASIC to create many different types of games, from a 2D arcade game like the classic Galaxian to a modern first-person shooter like Half-Life 2. This chapter introduces you to DarkBASIC Professional with a tour of the integrated development environment and explains some of the basics of computer programming. Even if you have no programming experience, you should still be able to get the hang of programming with DarkBASIC over the next few chapters, because we’re starting at the beginning. In this chapter I will help ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required