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USB

I need to integrate a USB joystick (not sure which one yet) into an app I'm working on. Basically will need to pick up events from the joystick and turn them into a proprietary protocol to be sent over the network. The platform is winxp, most likely.

Anyone got any pointers on good places to start?
revert my buffer
Friday, November 18, 2005
 
 
DirectX is probably a good place to start if you are using Windows.  You didn't specify which operating system you are interested in, though.
Chris in Edmonton Send private email
Friday, November 18, 2005
 
 
Download the DirectX SDK and check the samples.  If you're looking at other platforms, you'll probably want to look into SDL.
nailing jello to a wall
Friday, November 18, 2005
 
 
Nah just use joyGetPos or joySetCapture.
Bill
Saturday, November 19, 2005
 
 
Just use joyGetPos to poll or joySetCapture to get notifications.
John
Sunday, November 20, 2005
 
 

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