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Beginning 3D Game Programming by Tom Miller

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Handling Lost Devices

Before you start using that timer, you need to take care of something more pressing. To see the problem in action, change your project to run in release mode. You can do so by selecting Build, Configuration Manager. For the Active Solution Configuration, choose Release. (See Figure 5.1.)

Figure 5.1. The Configuration Manager dialog.

Running the application now renders the fledgling game in full-screen mode. On the surface, everything should appear the same; however, you might notice quickly that with the window border no longer around, you can't close the application. Luckily, you are using the sample framework; otherwise, ...

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