CSS 450 – Computer Graphics

Tuesday/Thursday 3:30pm – 5:30pm
            Room: UW2-240

Kelvin Sung (ksung@u.washington.edu)


CSS450        Computing and Software Systems        UW Bothell   


Important Links:

·   GoPost Discussion (questions/comments etc.)

·  Textbook Tutorials & more

Useful references:

·   MFC & DirectX

·   Resources from fellow 450 students

·   XNA: Developing MPs on the XBOX 360 console.




Other Resources:

·   WinMerge

·   References to cool stuff for final project (audio, arts, etc.)

·   SVN version control, use TortoiseSVN client, and free servres:

§ beanstalk

§ Google-code

·   CVS version control, server on our own linux machines:

§ Client: TortioseCVS. Here is an example of TortioseCVS setup.

·   Others,

§ Free site: assembla




·    Here is the Syllabus

·    Your current standing in this class at this point.

·    Permission for showing your work. Here are past students’ final projects: 2007, 2008, without your permission, I will not be able to post your excellent projects at the end of this quarter.

·    Here are the two sets from which you should choose teammates to form groups for mp4/5 and final project.


Other Info:

·    Here is how to XNA/Winform and Audio.

·    Here is Karl’s blurb of working with C#/WinForms in Linux environment (XNA framework seems incomplete at this point).

·    Here is Bryan McMahon’s amazing MP2! You need to download and unzip to run.

·    12/3: Links to the examples we went through in lecture on 12/3.


Due dates: (MP Submission Area)


Due Date (at 3:30pm)

MP1 – Part I

Tuesday 10/6  (Help on MFC)

        – All

Tuesday 10/13


Thursday 10/22  new due date: Tuesday 10/27 (Help on D3D)


Thursday 10/29 new due date: Tuesday 11/03

Begin group work, quizzes are still individual effort!!


Tuesday 11/10 new due date: Tuesday 11/17

Final Project Proposal

Tuesday 11/17


Thursday 11/19 new due date: Tuesday 11/24

Prototype Demo

Tuesday 12/1 (Grade for your peers by 11pm 12/4)

Final Demo

Tuesday 12/15  (Grade for your peers by 10pm 12/15!!)

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nsf4cThis material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0442420. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Nation Science Foundation.





mslogo-2The refinement of this course material is supported by a grant from Microsoft Research under the Computer Gaming Curriculum in Computer Science RFP, Award Number 15871 and 16531.


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