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GUI and graphics library for X11

EZwgl is a library of C functions, based on Xlib, whose purpose is to provide a tool that simplifies the task of graphical user interface (GUI) programming under the X window system environment. It is best for building a nice graphical user interface for an application, or for graphics programming under the X window system programming environment. EZWGL supports application resources, geometry management and drag-and-drop. It also includes about 100 OpenGL(TM)-like graphics functions and procedures that provides high level support for 3D graphics, including features like zbuffer, double-buffer and lighting.


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released on 1 January 2000

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LGPLv2orlaterJanet Casey1 June 2004

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Maorong Zou Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

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Weak prerequisite libjpeg
Weak prerequisite libpng
Weak prerequisite zlib
Weak prerequisite libtiff

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 March 2017.


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