DirectX Related Questions
Q: When will DirectX 9 be released?
A: Estimated - Quarter 3, 2002
Q: I'm having trouble using DirectX with Visual
A: Official support for .NET will be included in DX9.
There are many issues with using DirectX 8.1, for example, with .NET that will
not be addressed by the DirectX team. There are workarounds for some of the
issues. Some examples of DirectX and .NET can be found on
Q: Where can I get an .x file exporter for Max 3 or 4
with a GUI?
A: The DirectX SDK "Extras" download page has exporters
with source. Try this link:
Q: How do I disable task switching (alt-tab, etc.)?
A: The PC is not an X-Box or a PlayStation 2. You should
play friendly with Windows and handle the task switches with grace. This can't
be accomplished on NT based systems anyway.
Q: Where can I find free 3d models and textures?
A: Do a search on Google
or try 3dCafe.com.
"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called
research, would it?"
- Albert Einstein