Free Windows Phone Game Training in Portland - 5/11

FREE WINDOWS PHONE

XNA GAME DEVELOPMENT TRAINING!!

On Friday, May 11th, at the Microsoft Portland Office!!

Even if you have developed applications for Windows Phone before, you won't want to miss this opportunity to learn how to develop XNA games for Windows Phone, and maybe win some of the $800 in prize money! Not only that, but we'll feed you all day long!  This is a great opportunity to jumpstart your game development!

BUT HURRY!!! THESE ALWAYS SELL OUT, SO

REGISTER NOW!!!!

Here's the agenda for the event.  In the hands-on-labs you will develop a Windows Phone XNA game that models one in the marketplace.

Session 1 - Introduction to XNA


• What is XNA
• Game Development Tools
• XNA Game Projects
• XNA Game Loop
• Debugging Games
• Working with Textures
• Playing Songs and Sound Effects
• Drawing text with SpriteFonts
• Getting input on the phone
• Using the Accelerometer
• Using Touch


Session 2 - Game State Management


• Keeping Score
• Tracking Health and Lives
• Adding Levels
• Creating Multi-Screen games
• Loading content in the background
• How to pause the game
• Phone Application Lifecycle
• Supporting Fast Application Switching
• Persisting and Restoring State
• Silverlight and XNA Integration

Session 3 - Advanced XNA Games


• Understanding the Windows Phone Marketplace
• Submitting your Game to the Marketplace
• Adding Advertisements to your game
• 3D Support in XNA
• Creating a simple 3D Game
• Building Games for Phone, PC and XBOX
• Other Multi-Platform options
• Using Windows Azure
• Social Gaming Toolkit

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