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Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Jerry Lee Ford

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Chapter 9. Working with Sound and Graphics

Many programming languages like C++, Visual Basic, and REALbasic support the development of graphical user interfaces that provide users with a stimulating interactive experience. In addition, these programming languages provide programmers with the ability to take things a step further by integrating sound and graphics into desktop applications. Just BASIC also provides this same basic set of capabilities. In this chapter you will learn how to incorporate wave and MIDI sounds into your Windows applications. You will also learn how to draw custom graphics.

Specifically, you will learn how to

  • Work with the pen to draw lines and shapes

  • Configure pen color and size

  • Add text to your drawings

  • Play wave and MIDI ...

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