DirectX9 or DirectX11

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Annnddd, xbox = no more.

If the drop DX they also have to drop Xbox.


Xbox = DirectXbox
Lumpkin wrote:
Xbox = DirectXbox

Nah.
DirectX is named like this because of all its subsections like:
DirectAudio
DirectInput
DirectWrite
Direct2D
Direct3D

DirectX is just a collection of all of them.

Only Direct3D and Direct2D are not outdated.
DirectInput has been discarded in favour of WM_ messages.
DirectAudio for XAudio (XAct related?)
DirectWrite... for Direct2D, but it is still used to load system font files.
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Uh, No EssGeEich. Lumpy is correct, and the Xbox was definitely named after DirectX.
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^ Correct

The name Xbox was derived from a contraction of DirectX Box.

http://www.edge-online.com/features/11-x-cyberplayground-ehq-the-rejected-names-for-microsofts-first-console/

From the article wrote:
“First, there were our code names, which were WEP – ‘Windows Entertainment Project’ – designed to make Microsoft executives comfortable, Midway – ‘Midway between a PC and a console or ‘Battle of Midway’ – you decide – and DirectX Box, which was shortened to xbox in email very early on.”
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Oh well I thought he meant the opposite way, like "DirectX" came from "XBox".
Directx = Direct x ,so direct x and draw something..if you get me

Let's say opengl = open graphics library ,etc

Although who knows :D
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