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.NET and COM: The Complete Interoperability Guide by Adam Nathan

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Chapter 24. Writing .NET Visualizations For Windows Media Player

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The COM Visualization API

Creating a .NET Visualization API

Using the .NET Visualization API

In this chapter, we have some fun using Windows Media Player, a popular application for playing music files and much more. Windows Media Player has a variety of interesting areas for software developers, and the area this chapter focuses on is visualizations.

A visualization is an animated picture that changes with the music (or any audio) being played by Windows Media Player. Visualizations usually change shape or color based on the characteristics of the music, giving the user something to watch while listening. Windows Media Player 7 comes with over 25 visualizations, ...

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