*I Wish I Knew How To… Program the Canvas Control with Xojo Desktop* will provide you with the ability to learn how to modify pictures, graphics, make animations, and how to make two games. The focus of this book is to work with topics related to the Canvas control. All of these examples are created with native Xojo code and does not use any third party programs. The examples have been tested on Windows 7, 8.1, OS X 10.9, and Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit) operating systems. By the time you finish the book you will be able to apply skills from these examples to create your own programs! Examples were tested on Xojo 2014 r2.
Topics included in the book:
Text, Chart Fundamentals, Objects, 2D Objects, Graphics, Blurring, Cropping, Gaussian Blur, Building basic controls, Animation, and there are two games with step-by-step code explanations to help you build your own.
What is included with the purchase of this book:
Twelve chapters and over 400 pages of code to build 50 example programs. Create realistic 2D game motion. Example images and the ways to use them in programs.
The table of contents for this book can be viewed at the author's website: http://scispec.ca/index.php/books