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DirectX 11.1 Game Programming by Pooya Eimandar

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Chapter 1. Say Hello to DirectX 11.1

In the last few years, the range of devices in which complex graphics are embedded has vastly increased. This is great for users, but a demanding challenge for developers. Direct3D 11 had provided a significant expansion in capabilities over the previous version; now, Direct3D 11.1, the new version of DirectX 11 which is shipped in Windows 8, presents some new features.

This chapter is about DirectX 11.1. Before learning about programming with the new component extension (C++/CX) of Microsoft and DirectX 11.1, it seems necessary to take a step backward and commence with the new features of DirectX 11.1 on a Metro Style application to discover why we must move to the newer version. This chapter will cover the ...

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