Digital Media Software Development Kit Programmer's Guide

Document Number: 007 -4280-001


Written by Bob Bernard and Tammy Domeier

Illustrated by Chris Wengelski

Edited by Rick Thompson

Production by Diane Ciardelli

Engineering contributions by Frank Bernard, Beryl Chen, Jeff Hane, Jaya Kanajan, Derek Millar, Michael Pruett, Mike Travis, and Ke Wu


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Record of Revision

Revision 001May 2001 
Supports the 2.0 release of the Digital Media Software Development Kit (dmSDK).