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Pro Windows Phone App Development by Rob Cameron

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C H A P T E R  8

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XNA Framework for Games and Applications

In this and the next chapter, we cover programming with the XNA Framework. With Windows Phone 7.5, XNA Framework development was limited to game development for the most part. You can share the nonvisual APIs between the XNA Framework and Silverlight, but you could not share rendering. In Windows Phone 7.5.5, this changes with the XNA Framework shared graphics manager, which supports blended rendering of XNA Framework and Silverlight content. We cover blended rendering at the end of this chapter.

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