High-res graphics on a PC
Name: J Colombe
Date: Around 1995
I am a pretty fluent C programmer on IBM compatibles. Unfortunately, my
compiler does not support SVGA (800x600, 256-color) or XVGA (even better)
standards. I have seen commercial software that uses these video standards,
so why cannot I? Do I just need a better compiler? Am I shamelessly
ignorant? I want to write high-res graphics programs. What is the trick?
Borland's Turbo C has a graphics package called BGI, and there are avail-
able modules for SVGA but not from Borland (at least as of last year).
MATLAB which has a C-like syntax probably supports SVGA but is not really
geared for image processing.
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