By Chuck Toporek
It is a excellent booklet to assist Mac clients tips on how to use OSX Panther.
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Mark Collins, Linux online game Programming (Prima, 2001)
The major challenge with studying computing device books which are six years outdated is that, good, they are six years outdated. this isn't a major challenge within the home windows global; as we've seen, occasionally the most up-tp-date home windows know-how will remain round much longer than the provider contracts mandate. That, in spite of the fact that, is sort of by no means the case with Linux, the place an important pool of builders pretty well guarantees that issues will develop and alter on a per month, if now not day-by-day, foundation. nonetheless, the fundamentals of the required wisdom to get less than the hood and tinker with Linux will carry actual, so it isn't like there is completely not anything to achieve from a e-book like this in case you are a complete newb. (Sorry, I despise that spelling, but when i exploit the proper one, Amazon filters it for being one letter off from a definite slang time period they do not appear to like. )
I am, actually, that newb. Having eventually thrown Microsoft over for strong in each element of my existence i will (I nonetheless preserve a home windows field round for video games, and i've to exploit it at work), all these database and online game tasks i used to be engaged on must be Linux tasks now. So i began with what i'll get on the library, Collins' six-year-old treatise on Linux online game programming. First, allow me say that if you are trying to find hands-on educational stuff, this isn't the booklet for you. Collins is extra attracted to getting you to appreciate the concepts--why you must do anything, instead of what it really is you must do. whereas this can be evidently a great factor and ends up in programmers who comprehend extra of what they are on approximately, it really is most likely worthy a caveat emptor for the folk who're simply trying to find shortcuts, or solutions to a particular challenge. the second one factor to be stated, then, is that video game layout itself is the main moveable a part of any online game undertaking. whereas Collins does delve into a few issues which are extra appropriate to Linux improvement than the other variety (an whole bankruptcy, for instance, is dedicated to the OpenSource debate), the various particular instruments Collins talks approximately, and all the high-level recommendations, are acceptable to online game designers who software for any platform. hence, i'll cross methods the following; criticize the publication for probably not being approximately Linux particularly, or compliment it for being universal?
The challenge is, i cannot do one or the opposite. How important you can find it is going to most probably rely on how a lot interpreting you may have already performed on designing video games and constructing video games with C++. If you have performed tons, you'll get the main worthy out of the chapters on SDL and openGL/openAL; differently, learn the whole lot. ***
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Additionally, command-line programs that have only console-based UIs nearly every shell or Perl script and AppleScript you encounter, for example won't appear in the Dock when running, even though you may be interacting with them through the Terminal or some other interface. You can get a glimpse of the true layout of active processes through the Process Viewer (/Applications/Utilities). Each line in its window represents an active process. Some you may recognize as belonging to running Aqua applications, while others have more esoteric names.
This is similar to Control-clicking a Dock icon to and selecting Show In Finder from its context menu. Opens an application's Dock menu. , it works only with native Mac OS X applications). Hide the foreground application before bringing this application forward; Option-clicking the same application icon again brings the previous application forward. Hides the windows of all other open applications and switches (if necessary) to the clicked application; similar to selecting Hide Others from an application menu.
36 Part I: Lay of the Land Part I: Lay of the Land 37 Software Update This launches the Software Update application and checks for updates for Mac OS X and other Apple software installed on your system. For more information about using Software Update, see Chapter 5, System Preferences. com/downloads/macosx) in your default web browser. System Preferences This menu option launches the System Preferences panel. (You can also launch System Preferences by clicking on the light switch icon in the Dock, or by locating and double-clicking on its icon in the Finder.
Mac OS X Panther in a Nutshell by Chuck Toporek