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Microsoft® XNA™ Unleashed: Graphics and Game Programming for Xbox 360 and Windows by Chad Carter

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Chapter 1. Introducing the XNA Framework and XNA Game Studio Express

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Most developers I know decided to enter the computer field and specifically programming because of computer games. Game development can be one of the most challenging disciplines of software engineering—it can also be the most rewarding!

Never before has it been possible for the masses to create games for a game console, much less a next generation game console. We are coming in on the ground floor of a technology that is going to experience tremendous growth. Microsoft is leading the ...

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