C Interview Questions and Answers

 

How can I do graphics in C?

Once upon a time, Unix had a fairly nice little set of device-independent plot functions
described in plot(3) and plot(5). The GNU libplot library, written by Robert Maier,
maintains the same spirit and supports many modern plot devices; see http://www.gnu.org/software/plotutils/plotutils.html.



A modern, platform-independent graphics library (which also supports 3D graphics
and animation) is OpenGL. Other graphics standards which may be of interest are
GKS and PHIGS.



A modern, platform-independent graphics library (which also supports 3D graphics
and animation) is OpenGL. Other graphics standards which may be of interest are
GKS and PHIGS.



If you're programming for MS-DOS, you'll probably want to use libraries
conforming to the VESA or BGI standards.



If you're trying to talk to a particular plotter, making it draw is usually
a matter of sending it the appropriate escape sequences; The vendor may supply a
C-callable library, or you may be able to find one on the net.



If you're programming for a particular window system (Macintosh, X windows,
Microsoft Windows), you will use its facilities;

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