I'm sorry if this question isn't relevant to this messageboard but I am a programmer-wannabe and I am searching for something powerful but simple enough to program in.
I have used DJGPP and Allegro with reasonable success but Windows is the present and most likely the future and the DJGPP/Allegro combo isn't native to it.
I was impressed with Starcraft and it's ability to play well even on my Pentium 166. The graphics were pretty fast despite the high-color.
I am curious as to what Blizzard used to make it and if it is a 'usable' language (similar to Allegro, perhaps).
I have tried my DirectX (went as far as purchasing a book for it and two for Visual C++) but no luck. It is a little too complex for me.
Thank you for your help.