Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated GNOME/GTK+ Programming Bible
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If GNOME/GTK+ can do it, you can do it too...Packed with lucid explanations, real-world examples, and a complete widget reference, this authoritative guide gives you all the tools you need to master the complex programming architecture of GNOME (GNU Object Model Environment) and GTK+ (the GIMP Toolkit). From widget and window basics to advanced topics such as MDI (Multiple Document Interface), computer language expert Arthur Griffith shows you step-by-step how to build dialogs, events, toolbars, and other interface elements that will bring your applications to life on the Linux desktop.
Inside, you'll find complete coverage of GNOME/GTK+ programming
* Understand in detail how GNOME, GTK+, and the X Window System fit together
* Discover the programming tips and tricks that will turn you into a widget master
* Make the most of basic GUI building blocks, from windows to scroll bars
* Manipulate shapes, colors, and more to customize the look and feel of your GUI
* Add functionality to your GUI with MDI and other resources and even build your own custom widgets
* Set up a GNOME development environment that works the way you do
* Find out how GNOME programming differs from Windows programming, line by line