Old Carbon program question

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by sparklight, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. sparklight macrumors newbie

    Nov 12, 2012
    I have an old prototype game written in Carbon / C++ for Mac. I'd like to update the ancient graphics in time for a show, coming very soon. This is no time to learn Cocoa.

    Question: In the Carbon world, what is the best way to import a file of bitmaps that I drew in some bitmap-editor and draw pieces of it onto my screen? What is the best file format to use for this purpose?
  2. lloyddean macrumors 6502a

    May 10, 2009
    Des Moines, WA
  3. robvas macrumors 68000

    Mar 29, 2009
    Check this free book out from the people who made 'Nanosaur'

  4. sparklight thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 12, 2012
    Thanks, Robvas! That didn't directly answer the question but it will answer many others; I'm exceedingly glad to have that reference.

    Meanwhile, I found some old tools for loading and using JPEG images; they will do the trick.


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