2.6.001 Jun 2022 08:02
New major release.
New web page; Emscripten support: unmodified SDL_bgi programs can be compiled to WebAssembly embedded in html pages; added test/Makefile.emscripten, test/emcc.sh, doc/emscripten.md, doc/emscripten.pdf; added support for "environment files" (Emscripten replacement for environment variables); added getclick(), doubleclick(); extended mouseclick(); updated Windows Makefiles to SDL2-2.0.22
2.5.101 Mar 2022 07:14
Fixed bug in getch(); added copysurface(), lastkey(); added test/loadimage.c (demo for SDL2_image and copysurface()); added test/pdj.c (demo for lastkey()); modified build.sh to to run on GNU/Linux only; renamed as mkpkg.sh to avoid confusion; added support for the tcc compiler (GNU/Linux only); added test/tccrun; modified CMakeList.txt; documentation: added doc/howto_AppImage.md, doc/howto_AppImage.pdf, doc/README.md; minor updates; added doc/icon.png
2.5.020 Sep 2021 08:09
Fixed kbhit() bug on MSYS2 (at last!); fixed minor bug in setallpalette(); fixed test/fern.c for TC compatibility; modified functions putpixel(), setbkcolor(), setcolor(), setfillpattern(), setfillstyle(), setpalette(), and setalpha() to handle colours given as out of range numbers; modified setallpalette() and setfillstyle() to implement error checks as in TC; simplified floodfill() function (implemented recursive version); improved setpalette() to change currently drawn pixels; modified delay() to take events into account; modified resizepalette(); added getrgbpalette(), setallrgbpalette(), and RGBPALETTE(); added test program test/rgbpalette.c; implemented getwindowwidth() and getwindowheight() as macros for WinBGIm compatibility; removed test program test/setpalette.c; updated Windows Makefiles to SDL2-2.0.16; documentation updates
2.4.404 May 2021 06:54
Fixed bug that affected floodfill() with fill patterns in rare cases.
2.4.325 Feb 2021 07:10
Modified getscreensize() behaviour; added setwintitle(); added man page (graphics.3); documentation fixes and updates; updated Windows Makefiles to SDL2-2.0.14 and latest releases of Code::Blocks and DevCpp.
2.4.211 Nov 2020 10:27
Implemented native vector fonts, compatible with Borland .CHR fonts; implemented long-forgotten graphics error checks; added resetwinoptions(), getscreensize(), edelay(), getmaxheight(), getmaxwidth(), resizepalette(); added undocumented clearviewport() in setbkcolor(); changed setwinoptions() to reset options for newly created windows; fixed .CHR font loading on Windows; fixed graphresult() to provide actual error codes; fixed subtle bug in outtextxy() (CP must not be moved); fixed compatibility in getpalette(), getpalettesize(), setallpalette(), setusercharsize(); fixed setrgbpalette() to avoid out of range errors; improved fill patterns;
2.4.108 Aug 2020 06:33
Much simplified macOS installation; update to latest MSYS2, Code::Blocks, and Dev-C++; extended setpalette(); added initpalette(); added more Hershey fonts; preliminary .CHR font support; minor bug fixes; documentation updates.
2.4.020 Feb 2020 07:51
This release has Hershey font support as a replacement for the original Borland.chr fonts; added getlinebuffer() and putlinebuffer(); several bugfixes and minor improvements.
2.3.120 Jan 2020 08:29
Added getbuffer(), putbuffer(), COLOR32(), and colorRGB (macro) for faster pixel manipulation; added showinfobox(), getleftclick(), getmiddleclick(), and getrightclick(); documentation updates and improvements;
added test/bgidemo.c; code cleanup.
2.3.001 Aug 2019 06:23
Added 'auto mode' to perform automatic screen refresh when using initgraph(); this provides a huge performance boost. Fixed minor bugs and added compatibility with C++.
2.2.416 Nov 2018 07:55
Added some graphics modes for better compatibility with old programs; fixed bug in setvisualpage(); minor fix in getch(); fix in putimage() bitwise operations; modified readimagefile() again (reported by Carlos Gustavo Ramirez Rodriguez); added test/kaleido.c; added savestate() and restorestate() in turtle.c; documentation updates and improvements.
2.2.318 Sep 2018 11:46
This release fixes a bug in setalpha() and provides a new implementation of readimagefile().
2.2.211 Sep 2018 08:29
In this release: documentation updates (clarification on colours); constants TMP_FG_COL, TMP_BG_COL, and TMP_FILL_COL added.
2.2.113 Aug 2018 08:41
In this release: renamed getch() to bgi_getch() and added the macro getch() to avoid Mingw bug; delay() rewritten to take care of key presses; fixed bug in BLUE_VALUE(), GREEN_VALUE(), RED_VALUE(), setalpha(); added ALPHA_VALUE(); added test/psychedelia.c; code revision and cleanup.
2.2.018 Jul 2018 12:14
In this release: support for multiple windows (extended initwindow(), added getcurrentwindow(), setcurrentwindow(), and closewindow()); added setwinoptions() for window title, position, and SDL flags; SDL_QUIT support in getch(), getevent(), kbhit(), xkbhit().
2.1.205 Jun 2018 10:20
In this release: Dev-C++ support on Windows; documentation updates; code improvement in test programs.
2.1.128 May 2018 14:00
This release adds Code::Blocks support on Windows.
2.1.002 Jan 2018 13:29
This release adds CMake support for GNU/Linux and Makefile support for Windows (MSYS2 + mingw-w64) and Mac OS X.
2.0.815 Nov 2016 14:25
This release fixes a minor bug in palette handling.
2.0.709 Nov 2016 12:52
This release fixes a minor bug in event() and implements eventtype().
2.0.601 Mar 2016 07:06
This release fixes a bug in writeimagefile(), implements clipping in readimagefile(), extends turtle graphics, and improves the documentation.
2.0.523 Dec 2015 09:03
This release implements fill patterns in fillpoly() and fixes a minor bug in getch(). SDL_bgi is now functionally complete.
2.0.402 Dec 2015 10:56
This release improves the functions ellipse() and kbhit(), and adds xkbhit(). Graphics is now implemented using an array of SDL_Surfaces instead of system RAM.
2.0.328 Sep 2015 07:32
This release provides minimal dos.h and conio.h, fixes minor issues with kbhit(), and implement screen refreshes in kbhit() and getch() for improved compatibility with old programs.
2.0.203 Jun 2015 12:38
This release implements fill patterns, setfillpattern(), getfillpattern(), and writeimagefile(). The documentation was updated.
2.0.112 May 2015 07:01
This release implements line patterns and floodfill () improvements. The documentation was updated.
2.0.007 May 2015 10:13
This release has been rewritten to use SDL2 only (no more SDL_gfx dependency). Some minor enhancements were also implemented.
1.0.111 Dec 2014 08:25
This release fixes some bugs in putpixel(), getimage(), putimage(), and kbhit().
1.0.007 Nov 2014 10:29
This is the initial release of SDL_bgi.