Professional Windows Phone 7 Game Development
Creating Games using XNA Game Studio 4
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: February 2011
Pages: 504

Create the next generation of games for Windows Phone 7

If you're eager to make your entrance into the gaming world ofWindows Phone 7, then look no further than this comprehensive book.Packed with real-world examples and anecdotes, this must-haveresource dives into developing games for Windows Phone 7. After anintroduction to the features of Windows Phone 7, you'll discoverthe tools you need to start developing games. Clear explanationsand examples with code help you gain a deeper understanding of theWindows Phone 7 device so that you can put your game face on andstart building games right away.

Professional Windows Phone 7 Game Development:

  • Includes three complete games and helpful guidance on how to getyour game published to the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace

  • Shares invaluable advice for working within XNA Game Studio4.0

  • Walks you through detecting touch input and gestures, and takesyou to the next level by teaching you how to build and use acomplete input management system

  • Explains how to use the Microsoft Push Notifications Service

  • Teaches you how to manage game and screen state with a fullstate management system that you can use in your own game

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written byworking programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers,developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, theyaddress the issues technology professionals face every day. Theyprovide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in newtechnologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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