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Wednesday, October 1, 2008

XNA 2.0 Game Programming Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

XNA 2.0 Game Programming Recipes: A Problem-Solution ApproachPublisher: Apress
Language: English
ISBN: 159059925X
Paperback: 648 pages
Data: Jul 2008
Format: PDF
Description: Join the game development revolution today! XNA greatly simplifies the development of your own games, lowering the barrier for programmers to get into game development. In XNA, you can start coding your games from the very start, a true revelation compared to other game programming environments. XNA doesn’t sacrifice power for this ease of use - it is built entirely on DirectX technology.

XNA expert Riemer Grootjans brings together a selection of the hottest recipes in XNA programming for the Windows PC and Xbox360 console. Advanced XNA programmers, experienced coders new to games development, and even complete beginners will find XNA 2.0 Game Programming Recipes an invaluable companion when building games for fun or as commercial products.
What you’ll learn

XNA 2.0 Game Programming Recipes covers virtually every feature of the XNA 2.0 framework. It focuses primarily on 2D and 3D graphics programming, but other game programming features such as Audio playback and Networking are also discussed in detail.

These are some of the topics that are being covered in-depth:

* How to create 2D graphics
* 3D rendering techniques at various levels of difficulty
* Loading, rendering and animating 3D Models
* To read input devices: Keyboard, Mouse, Xbox360 Controller
* Use Audio to spice up your game
* Add Networking to your game to challenge your friends
* Learn about the architectural XNA features, such as GameComponents
* The Content pipeline: one of the 3 major components in XNA Game Development
* A whole list of HLSL techniques!


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