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while reading some code from nehe.gamedev's tutorials i noticed that they create,destroy,resize....manipulate windows using the windows.h functions and handlers. Isnt GLUT functions easier?Or does the windows.h "api" provide some extra functions and support?
05-21-2004, 03:28 PM
the windows.h "api" has been around before glut so that's why it exists. glut IS easier [in my opinion] but, as always, boils down to whatever the developer wants to use. the trade-off in windows.h [or any other api like gtk, qt, fltk, amulet, xlib, etc], is that you can edit the window decorations [minimize, maximize, close buttons].
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