O'Reilly logo

Windows 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Unleashed by Adam Nathan

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 26. Integrating DirectX

XAML is highly productive for building rich user interfaces. It handles so many details for you when it comes to rendering, input, accessibility, localization, and more. Still, there are graphics-intensive apps, such as games or photo effects apps, where it can make more sense to use DirectX. DirectX is the lowest-level graphics API available on Windows, and therefore offers the potential for the highest performance.

As the introduction to ...

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