Programmer's Supplement for Release 6
By O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Final Release Date: September 1995
Pages: 452

This book is for programmers who are familiar with Release 5 of the X Window System and who want to know how to use the new features of Release 6. Intended as an update for owners of Volumes 1, 2, 4, and 5 of the O'Reilly & Associates X Window System series, it provides complete tutorial and reference information to all new Xlib and Xt toolkit functions.The book includes:

  • An overview of the R6 changes as they affect application programming
  • Preparing applications for Session Management
  • New Xt features including signal handling and C++ support
  • Creating multithreaded X applications
  • Using transformed (rotated, scaled, or obliqued) fonts
  • Internationalizing X applications
  • An introduction to the X Image extension
Together with Volumes 2 and 5, owners of the Programmer's Supplement for Release 6 have a complete set of reference pages for the current X Consortium standards for Xlib and Xt.
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