How to start with X?

walter harms wharms at
Fri Jan 24 13:36:48 UTC 2020

If you are interessted in widget programming, this may be helpful:


Am 22.01.2020 18:26, schrieb Emanuele Petriglia:
> Hi!
> 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?

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