How to start with X?

Emanuele Petriglia inbox at
Wed Jan 22 17:26:32 UTC 2020


I would like to learn how to create a C graphical application without
using some toolkit for hobby. I know that there are two main libraries:
Xlib and xcb. The first is old but has a lot of documentation, the
second is newer but less documented than the first. So I was thinking to
learn Xlib and then xcb.

I found this book about Xlib: "XLIB Programming Manual" of Adrian Nye
published on 1994. I do not found any other recent book. Is it good to
start with Xlib even is it old?

Emanuele Petriglia (ema-pe)

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