D. Installing FLTK

“If the code and the comments disagree,then both are probably wrong.”

—Norm Schryer

This appendix describes how to download, install, and link to the FLTK graphics and GUI toolkit.

D.1 Introduction

We chose FLTK, the Fast Light Tool Kit (pronounced “full tick”), as the base for our presentation of graphics and GUI issues because it is portable, relatively simple, relatively conventional, and relatively easy to install. We explain how to install FLTK under Microsoft Visual Studio because that’s what most of our students use and because it is the hardest. If you use some other system (as some of our students ...

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