Microsoft Xna Game Studio 4.0: Learn Programming Now!

byRob Miles

Paperback | January 15, 2011

Microsoft Xna Game Studio 4.0: Learn Programming Now! by Rob Miles
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Now you can build your own games for your Xbox 360, Windows Phone 7, or Windows-based PC—as you learn the underlying concepts for computer programming. Use this hands-on guide to dive straight into your first project—adding new tools and tricks to your arsenal as you go. No experience required!

  • Learn XNA and C# fundamentals—and increase the challenge with each chapter
  • Write code to create and control game behavior
  • Build your game's display—from graphics and text to lighting and 3-D effects
  • Capture and cue sounds
  • Process input from keyboards and gamepads
  • Create features for one or multiple players
  • Tweak existing games—and invent totally new ones
AcknowledgmentsIntroductionGetting StartedChapter 1: Computers, C#, XNA, and YouChapter 2: Programs, Data, and Pretty ColorsChapter 3: Getting Player InputImages, Sound, and TextChapter 4: Displaying ImagesChapter 5: Writing TextChapter 6: Creating a Multi-Player GameChapter 7: Playing SoundsChapter 8: Creating a TimerChapter 9: Readin...
Title:Microsoft Xna Game Studio 4.0: Learn Programming Now!Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:464 pages, 8.9 X 7.3 X 1 inShipping dimensions:464 pages, 8.9 X 7.3 X 1 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0735651574

ISBN - 13:9780735651579

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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