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Microsoft(r) Xna(r) Game Studio 2.0: Learn Programming Now!

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This engaging, learn-by-doing guide combines fun and games with the fundamentals of computer programming. Computer programming often has a reputation as being mired in details and short on fun. Now Xbox gamers and aspiring developers can have fun while learning hands-on how to create and customize Xbox 360 games! With XNA Game Studio and Visual C# 2005, beginning programmers can easily modify existing Xbox games—and even learn how to build their own!

About the Author

Rob Miles has been teaching computer programming for more than 25 years. An expert on Visual C#(R) and a Microsoft MVP for Device Application Development, Rob enjoys inspiring new and experienced programmers. As well as writing his own games, programs, and poetry, Rob has consulted on a wide range of commercial software projects.

Table of Contents

DedicationAcknowledgmentsIntroductionGetting Started
  • Chapter 1: Computers, Xboxes, C#, XNA, and You
  • Chapter 2: Programs, Data, and Pretty Colors
  • Chapter 3: Getting Player Input
Using the XNA Framework
  • Chapter 4: Displaying Images
  • Chapter 5: Writing Text
  • Chapter 6: Creating a Multiplayer Game
  • Chapter 7: Playing Sounds
  • Chapter 8: Creating a Timer
  • Chapter 9: Reading Text Input
Games and Programming
  • Chapter 10: Using C# Methods to Solve Problems
  • Chapter 11: A Game as a C# Program
  • Chapter 12: Games, Objects, and State
  • Chapter 13: Creating Gameplay
  • Chapter 14: Making Complete Games
Pop Quiz AnswersGlossaryRob Miles

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735625228
Subtitle:
Learn Programming Now!
Author:
Miles, Rob S
Manufactured:
Microsoft Press
Author:
Miles, Rob
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Computer games
Subject:
Programming
Subject:
Computer games -- Programming.
Subject:
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Subject:
Computer Graphics - Game Programming
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20080213
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9 x 7.38 x 1.05 in 1.45 lb

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