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>Introduction</TITLE
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><H1
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NAME="AEN8"
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>Introduction</A
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>This library is designed to make it easy to write games that run on Linux,
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Win32 and BeOS using the various native high-performance media interfaces,
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(for video, audio, etc) and presenting a single source-code level API to
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your application.  This is a fairly low level API, but using this, completely
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portable applications can be written with a great deal of flexibility.</P
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>The library is loaded as a dynamically linked library on its native
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platform, and is currently compiled natively for Linux, compiled for
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Win32 using a Linux hosted GCC
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>cross-compilation</A
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environment, and compiled using the EGCS C++ compiler under BeOS.</P
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>An introduction to SDL can be found online at:
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>http://www.libsdl.org/intro/</A
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>&#13;</P
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>There are code examples on each of the main library pages, and there are
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fully fleshed example C++ classes and programs in the examples archive,
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available on the
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>SDL download page</A
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>For an introduction to basic multi-media programming concepts, you might try
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some of the following links:
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>Game Programming Links</A
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>Game Developer Search Engine</A
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>Enjoy!</P
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>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Sam Lantinga
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<H1>Table of Contents</H1>
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<LI><A HREF="html/index.html">Full Table of Contents</A></LI>
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<LI><A HREF="html/guide.html">The SDL Guide</A></LI>
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<LI><A HREF="html/reference.html">The SDL Reference</A></LI>
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<LI><A HREF="html/general.html">Initialization</A></LI>
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<LI><A HREF="html/video.html">Video</A></LI>
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<LI><A HREF="html/event.html">Event Handling</A></LI>
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