Nearly every application can benefit from a scriptable interface. Learn how to use C/C++ interpreters to plug a scripting language into your applications.
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Go one step beyond the Standard Template Library (STL) with the Database Template Library (DTL), which offers many advantages over the traditional procedural approach to database access.
The Object-Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine (OGRE) enables you to quickly and easily produce applications with hardware-accelerated 3D graphics by abstracting all the details of using the underlying system libraries. See for yourself.
Although the cross-platform C++ framework ClanLib is focused primarily on the game developer, you could easily use it to develop a scientific 3D visualization tool or multimedia application as well. Take a look under the hood of this versatile API.
Although open source, the high-performance Irrlicht Engine offers state-of-the-art features normally found in commercial 3D engines. Find out what they are and how to use them.
Get an under-the-hood look at the Allegro open source gaming library, and then dive into demo that will show how to get up and running.