Re: PROGRAMMING: Free Tools Finally Available

Bryan Moss (
Thu, 23 Sep 1999 18:44:28 +0100

my inner geek wrote:

> Today Microsoft released their DirectX 7.0 SDK.
> While the download is rather large at 129Mb, I expect it'll be worth
> the wait.
> Finally, for those of us mere mortals who are frustrated with C++ but
> can manage to program in Visual Basic, VB can now access the API for
> 3D graphics and sound.

If C++ is enough to frustrate you then you're going to have a hell of a time with DirectX (and, no doubt, even more fun accessing it through VB).