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XNA® 3.1 Game Development for Teens: Game Development on the PC, Xbox 360®, and Zune® Player by Jerry Lee Ford

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Chapter 4. Working with Data, Values, and Variables

In order to create an XNA application that does something other than display a blue screen, you need to provide your XNA projects with a bit of program code outlining the logic that controls application activity. The language of choice is Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express. Using C#, you can develop computer games of various levels of complexity, from very simple word games to the most complex and challenging video games. In this chapter you will learn basic C# syntax and how to document your programs with comments. In addition, you will learn a number of different ways to store individual and collections of data.

An overview of the major topics covered in this chapter includes:

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