SharpDX

SharpDX + vb.net – Displaying bitmaps and bitmap brushes

SharpDX + vb.net – Displaying bitmaps and bitmap brushes

The adventures into SharpDX continue… this instalment: bitmaps and burshes Thanks to this wonderful article¬†[here], I did some code monkery and converted it to vb.net. The original was designed for wpf and used device context, but I changed it to work with the RenderTarget covered in the last article. I also improved on the RenderTarget text – the window resizing was in the wrong place... »

Getting SharpDX up and running with vb.net

Getting SharpDX up and running with vb.net

Wow. Having to take on DirectX as a hobby coder is like volunteering myself for Love Island (UK). However,¬† I needed a new graphic rendering solution for a new app, and winform GDI+ just wasn’t going to cut it. So after a while checking options out, finally settled on SharpDX… and got it running… with vb.net!! It’s taken me a while to get it up and running, but here’s... »