GTK+ By Example/Introduction

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About This Book[edit]

GTK+ is a cross-platform Graphical User Interface programming library, it is most commonly used in programs intended for the GNOME desktop environment.

GTK+ is supported in

  • UNIX/Linux
  • Mac OS
  • Microsoft Windows

Prerequisite Knowledge[edit]

We will assume you have a solid foundation in C/C++ programming, enough to use functions, pointers and work with multiple files.


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