The XNA Role Playing Game Starter Kit

In my spare time I’ve been looking at the C#code for the XNA Role Playing Game starter kit. This kit is not new, but I’m interested in Role Playing Games (RPGs), so I thought I’d keep some notes on what I’m learning as I play with it. Though not especially fancy, I like this code…

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.NET University is Live

Doug Turnure and Mark Dunn just reopened the .NET University site.  This resource includes approximately 40 developer-oriented presentation kits that include slides, speaker notes, demos, demo scripts and webcast videos. You can use these materials in your own presentations, or simply access the valuable information that they contain. You can also find free, sequenced online…

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Booting from a VHD

Hosting an OS in a virtual machine can be very useful for developers, but sometimes one pays a price in terms of performance. In Windows 7 developers can get improved performance in virtual machines by native booting a VHD. First create a Virtual PC that hosts Windows 7, then restart your computer, and finally boot…

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