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August, 2006

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    XNA: Demo Scene Revisited!

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    Ok, so this is cool. Want to develop your own games for the Xbox? Well, in this Autumn, you can, thanks to XNA. See? All that time coding in C# for the Window Mobile-based Pocket PC hasn't been wasted! ;-) Now, I'm old, so when I was really into computers...
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    Windows Mobile: .NET Compact Framework v2 SP1 Patch goes Live

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    The .NET Compact Framework v2 SP1 patch can now be downloaded from MSDN. You can get to the download here , and a good Blog entry from the .NET CF team that has plenty of juicy details, here . Added Features: Added support for WindowsCE 4.2 in...
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    Windows Mobile: MSDN for free, MSDN magazine, and more patterns & practices.

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    One thing I've recently discovered is that you can download the entire MSDN reference library for free directly from Microsoft. Be warned: the collection can be up to 1729Mb! I guess this could be handy if you are going to a desert island to develop some...
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    XNA: Beta available now

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    If you are looking for a way of practicing your C# programming skills, you might want to hop over to the MSDN site and download the beta release of the XNA Game Studio Express development tools. Based on C# Express (my favourite version of Visual Studio...
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