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Re: Game On!

Post icon  Posted 11 January 2006 - 11:35 AM

LONGVARIABLENAMESLIKETHISAREINSANE!

After about a couple of years, i'm still not used to it.
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Posted 11 January 2006 - 02:31 PM

Israel, on 11 Jan, 2006 - 06:01 AM, said:

Wow... did anyone see when I first posted this?

Posted: 25 Oct, 2005 - 02:13 AM

I can't believe its still going....
Yeah Nehe's tutorials are great!

LoL!!! I though it was a new thread or something.

Oh well,


Also Wolf, IFYOUDONTLIKELONGVARIABLENAMESLIKETHISTHANMAYBE you can make your own header file with thames that are easier for you to write and understand, I do that a lot, write a lot of macros.

Im obsesed with macros....
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Posted 11 January 2006 - 04:24 PM

Here are some good resources.

http://www.cppgamepr....cgi?page=index
http://www.talula.de...legro/docs.html
http://www.gameuniv....udent/index.php

Very good, and that first link is a game library called Allegro. Very interesting. They have tutorials and example games.
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Re: Game On!

Posted 11 January 2006 - 04:43 PM

Mrafcho001, on 11 Jan, 2006 - 03:28 PM, said:

Oh well,


Also Wolf, IFYOUDONTLIKELONGVARIABLENAMESLIKETHISTHANMAYBE you can make your own header file with thames that are easier for you to write and understand, I do that a lot, write a lot of macros.

Im obsesed with macros....

be careful

macros are can be evil
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Re: Game On!

Post icon  Posted 11 January 2006 - 09:52 PM

BECAUSEMACROSARENOTTHEWAYTOGOFORGROUPPROJECTSINVOLVINGWINDOWS

(If someone else takes a look at your code, all those macros will make it hard to follow).
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Posted 11 January 2006 - 10:34 PM

not to mention stroustrup himself hated them.
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Videege, on 11 Jan, 2006 - 11:31 PM, said:

not to mention stroustrup himself hated them.

Oh yeah, I remeber he said to avoid using them.
Got a point there.
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Posted 28 January 2006 - 03:39 PM

macros are evil they can simplfy the code for you but they also can f*ck up your code for the others.
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