Chapter 1. Getting Started

Note

Before we begin teaching you all about XNA Game Studio 4.0 you will first need to get your development environment setup and ready for development. There are slightly different steps depending of if you are targeting the Xbox 360, Windows Phone 7 device, or Windows but we will cover them all.

In this chapter you will learn:

• How to install XNA Game Studio 4.0

• How to sign up for an App Hub Membership

• Windows Phone Marketplace registration

• How to write your first XNA Game Studio games for Windows, Xbox 360, and Windows Phone 7

XNA Game Studio enables you to quickly build games. Before you can start to create your first XNA Game Studio game, you need to install the latest version of the product XNA Game ...

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