Microsoft XNA Game Studio 4.0: Learn Programming Now!
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Now you can build your own games for your Xbox 360, Windows Phone 7, or Windows-based PC - as you learn the underlying concepts for computer programming. Use this hands-on guide to dive straight into your first project - adding new tools and tricks to your arsenal as you go. No experience required!
Microsoft XNA Unleashed
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Microsoft XNA Unleashed provides comprehensive coverage and solid instruction on how to leverage the XNA Framework to create high quality games for Windows and the Xbox 360. The author shows you how to take full advantage of the many features the XNA Framework provides; you will learn the intricacies of important tasks such as adding sound and music to games, as well as creating, loading, and text...
Practical Computer Vision with SimpleCV
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SimpleCV is a cross platform (Windows, Macintosh, Linux) framework in Python that makes writing computer vision applications quick and easy. This book takes you through real world examples and applications using SimpleCV so that anyone, even with zero knowledge of computer vision, can use to create their own vision application in a few minutes with a webcam and PC. SimpleCV has its own integrated ...
Microsoft XNA 4.0 Game Development Cookbook
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Accelerate your XNA learning with a myriad of tips and tricks to solve your everyday problems. Get to grips with adding special effects, virtual atmospheres and computer controlled characters with this book. A fast-paced cookbook packed with screenshots to illustrate each advanced step by step task. Apply the techniques learned for wiring games for PC, Xbox 360 and Windows Phone 7.
Direct3D Rendering Cookbook
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The latest 3D graphics cards bring us amazing visuals in the latest games, from Indie to AAA titles. This is made possible on Microsoft platforms including PC, Xbox consoles, and mobile devices thanks to Direct3D - a component of the DirectX API dedicated to exposing 3D graphics hardware to programmers. Microsoft DirectX is the graphics technology powering all of today's hottest games. The latest ...
Kinect in Motion - Audio and Visual Tracking by Example
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Kinect is a motion-sensing input device by Microsoft for the Xbox 360 video game console and Windows PCs. It provides capabilities to enhance human-machine interaction along with a zero-to-hero journey to engage the user in a multimodal interface dialog with your software solution. Kinect in Motion - Audio and Visual Tracking by Example guides you in developing more than five models you can...
XNA Game Studio 4.0 Programming
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Get Started Fast with XNA Game Studio 4.0 - and Build Great Games for Both Windows Phone 7 and Xbox 360. This is the industry's best reference and tutorial for all aspects of XNA Game Studio 4.0 programming on all supported platforms, from Xbox 360 to Windows Phone 7 and Windows PCs. The only game development book authored by Microsoft XNA development team members, it offers deep insider in...
Learning XNA 4.0
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Want to develop games for Xbox 360 and Windows Phone 7? This hands-on book will get you started with Microsoft's XNA 4.0 development framework right away - even if you have no experience developing games. Although XNA includes several key concepts that can be difficult for beginning web developers to grasp, Learning XNA 4.0 shortens the learning curve by walking you through the framework in a clea...
Windows Phone 7 XNA Cookbook
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Complete focus on the best Windows Phone 7 game development techniques using XNA 4.0. Easy to follow cookbook allowing you to dive in wherever you want. Convert ideas into action using practical recipes. Apply the tap, flick, hold and drag gestures on Windows Phone 7 touch screen for different situations. Understanding the XNA content pipeline for improved game asset processing and management. Hoo...