PDCurses

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|developer = [[Mark Hessling]], [[William McBrine]]
 
|developer = [[Mark Hessling]], [[William McBrine]]
 
|released = Sep 01 1987 (1.0)
 
|released = Sep 01 1987 (1.0)
|updated = Sep 08 2008 (3.4)
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|updated = Feb 14 2018 (3.6)
 
|dependencies = [[SDL]] (optional), X Windows (optional)
 
|dependencies = [[SDL]] (optional), X Windows (optional)
 
|status = Stable
 
|status = Stable
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|language = [[C]]
 
|language = [[C]]
 
|platforms = [[Windows]], [[Linux]], [[DOS]], [[OS/2]]
 
|platforms = [[Windows]], [[Linux]], [[DOS]], [[OS/2]]
|site = http://pdcurses.sourceforge.net/
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|site = https://www.pdcurses.org/
 
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PDCurses is the most common Curses library on Windows and works on many platforms with many compilers.  
 
PDCurses is the most common Curses library on Windows and works on many platforms with many compilers.  
  
In addition to the usual console port, it has at least two graphics mode ports: SDL and X Windows. Mixing either of these with PDCurses parts in an application is possible.
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In addition to the usual console port, it has at three graphics mode ports: SDL1, SDL2 and X11. Mixing either of these with PDCurses parts in an application is possible.
  
 
The is an attempt to port PDCurses to utilize the Win32 GDI functions: http://www.projectpluto.com/win32a.htm.
 
The is an attempt to port PDCurses to utilize the Win32 GDI functions: http://www.projectpluto.com/win32a.htm.

Revision as of 12:17, 3 May 2018

PDCurses
Library project
Developer Mark Hessling, William McBrine
Released Sep 01 1987 (1.0)
Updated Feb 14 2018 (3.6)
Status Stable
Licensing Public Domain
P. Language C
Platforms Windows, Linux, DOS, OS/2
Dependencies SDL (optional), X Windows (optional)
Official site of PDCurses


PDCurses is the most common Curses library on Windows and works on many platforms with many compilers.

In addition to the usual console port, it has at three graphics mode ports: SDL1, SDL2 and X11. Mixing either of these with PDCurses parts in an application is possible.

The is an attempt to port PDCurses to utilize the Win32 GDI functions: http://www.projectpluto.com/win32a.htm.

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