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  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 7 and XBox 360 Game Camps in NY

          Andrew Parsons , Academic Developer Evangelist for Microsoft based in NY, is holding 2-day events for students where they can learn how to develop their own game for XBox 360 and Windows Phone 7 using XNA. The first will be held in Brooklyn at St. Francis College and the second will...
  • Blog Post: Got Game: How to Keep Girls Interested in Computer Science

    Greta article over on EduTopia about getting high school girls interested in technology. When the regular school day ends at Maryland's Springbrook High School , the fun begins in earnest for girls who are part of an after-school club that focuses on game programming. They not only excel at technology...
  • Blog Post: Tufts University XNA Gaming Projects Showcased on App Hub

    Ming Chow, a professor at Tufts University , chatted with us about the course he teaches using XNA Game Studio, and chats about his class, the goals, and what he hopes students get out of it. We also chat with a group of his students who competed in Imagine Cup 2010 with their game, Nanobots! . Read...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 7 + Windows Azure = Cool Game Platform

    David Rousset , has written a terrific 4 part article on using Silverlight, XNA on Windows Phone 7 and Windows Azure to create a full features game level editor. The interesting parts fro me are David’s architectural approach to combining Silverlight on the desktop, Windows Azure for cloud storage and...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 7 – The First Fart Application

    Developing applications for Windows Phone 7 is really easy and very cool. Visual Studio makes the task simple whether you are building a Silverlight app or a game using XNA. Now it is true that Microsoft is a little behind (pun intended) in the mobile space but with the recent release of the first fart...
  • Blog Post: USA Imagine Cup 2010: Vote For The Top Student Tech Innovation Now Thru April 23rd!

    Students across America have been dreaming up ways to solve the world’s toughest problems using the magic of software. They are competing in the Imagine Cup, the world’s premier student technology competition hosted annually by Microsoft Corp. Starting today and running through April 23, the public is...
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