Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Create a DirectX application, part of Visual Studio Essential Training: 07 Understanding Project Types.
- DirectX is a collection of application programming…interfaces or APIs for handling tasks related to…multimedia on the Microsoft operating systems.…It is especially good at game programming…and media applications.…Many first rate games like Assassin's Creed, Battlefield,…and Gears of War are written for DirectX.…If you want to create a DirectX application,…go to the installed section here and type in DirectX…over here in the search box.…This will list the available DirectX applications,…we'll click on this to see a different view.…
I have DirectX 11 and 12 installed on my machine…so I see both of those listed here and I also see…that all of these projects are written in Visual C++…which means you have to learn this language…if you want to do DirectX programming…and I can also see the categories of applications…so some of these are for Universal Windows…some of them are for Windows Phone…some of them are for Windows 8…and there are more, I'll be creating this project here…and showing you how to use the code in this sample.…
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 08/21/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover the following Visual Studio 2017 topics: exploring an empty project template, using third-party project templates, creating a portable class library, and creating a mobile app with Xamarin.