Cairo graphics tutorial

last modified July 13, 2020

This is Cairo graphics tutorial. The tutorial will teach you the basics of graphics programming in Cairo with the C programming language. This tutorial is for beginners and intermediate developers.

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Cairo is a library for creating 2D vector graphics. It is written in the C programming language. There are bindings for other computer languages. Python, Perl, C++, C# or Java. Cairo is a multiplatform library. It works on Linux, BSDs, OSX.

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