By Andre LaMothe
Covers nearly all of subject matters fascinated with video game programming with very good code samples that toughen each one chapter.
My in simple terms feedback is that the code is not "OO" (object orientated) in nature and is extra within the procedural / C-style of programming.
This is a minor factor and that i feel it truly is as much as the reader to appreciate the suggestions, and refactor the code utilizing OOA, OOD, OOP.
The diagrams during this booklet also are first-class and support while the studying will get beautiful heavy.
Recommend this to an individual who has learn a couple of introductory C++ (or introductory C++ gaming) books and desires to take the subsequent major step. it is important to be devoted as this booklet is massive.
Also a superb reference publication for Academia (Computer technology / video game Programming) because the workouts and examples are nice and to-the-point.
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