Microsoft DirectX 9.0

Programming Guide

This guide contains a description of the graphics pipeline implemented by Microsoft?Direct3D? It is a guide for developers who are implementing three-dimensional (3-D) graphics functionality into their applications. The guide contains architecture descriptions, functional block diagrams, and descriptions of the building blocks in the pipeline, as well as code snippets and sample applications. The information is divided into the following sections.

For more information about specific application programming interface (API) methods, see the Reference pages.

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