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Create cool image effects with Direct2D

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Every day, people are using apps that process images to create a variety of effects. The new image processing infrastructure in Windows 8 enables apps to perform high-performance image enhancements, transformation and composition using the GPU for photos, vector graphics and UI elements. In this session, you will learn about the Direct2D effect API, and see how easy it is to apply effects to photos and 2D and 3D content in your Windows 8 app to deliver more polished visual experiences to your customers.

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    • Daniel

      Sounds very interesting. But how do I use D2D from C# or Javascript? I thought the whole point of WinRT was a modern API that allow me (developer) to choose the language and still have access to the core APIs.

    • FrankieC

      Very interesting.  Can't wait to put some of these new featrues to work.

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