Application Programming Interface - the specification of the methods, classes, structures etc of software libraries and how they are to be used when developing applications using those libraries.

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AttachThreadInput and PeekMessage Threading

I have a problem with AttachThreadInput and PeekMessage from User32.dll while multithreading. PeekMessage is not returning true in any case. I am designing a Windows Form that uses OpenGL rendering ...
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Best 2D graphics API when the only functionality needed is writing individual pixels to the framebuffer [closed]

I have been dreaming for years about programming a relatively simple, but from the standpoint of the game engine, a very unusual 2D game engine for the PC platform. I am planning to use either C or ...
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Free glut game loop [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a game with freeglut, but im still learning it and I don't fully understand what the looping does or whether I have to call it myself, I've already read this article A good way to ...
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Gamepad API For Multiple Pad Types

I'm a C++ newbie working on adding gamepad support to Moai as a learning exercise and because I'd like to be able to use a gamepad with it. I'm starting by implementing the Xbox 360 gamepad via XInput ...
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Strange javascript error when using Kongregates API

In the hopes of finding a fellow unity3d developer also aiming for the Kongregate contest.. I've implemented the Kongregate API and can see that the game receives a call with my username and presents ...
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Get information about my SW:TOR character [closed]

I'd like to get some information about my character from the game Star Wars: The Old Republic. Is there some API available? If not, has someone reverse-engineered their protocols, so that I could get ...
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Current status of 3D Sound Effect APIs in games

I'm doing a little research on a subject, and it looks like there is some sort of crysis there? Last EAX/OpenAL supporting games were like in year 2006. Why is that? Is there is a major lost of ...
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Need help with game development. (I know C++ and I need to learn an API) [closed]

I know C++ but I don't know an API looking at Directx. I can't find any good tutorials and really need some help to start 2D game development. I'm doing an game development focused Art course that ...