XNA Game Studio 3.0 Released

Microsoft XNA Game Studio 3.0 has many improvements over its predecessor including support for Visual Studio Professional and higher, which means professional level support such as integrated Application Lifecycle Management / source code control with Team Foundation Server. Also added in this release is the ability to build games for Zune expanding the list of…


Handy Remote Control Software for Windows Mobile

SOTI Pocket Controller-Pro is a great tool to add to your Windows Mobile kit bag when developing mobile applications.  It connects quickly to your device connected via Windows Mobile Device Center on Vista or ActiveSync on Windows XP.  Here’s a screen shot of an HTC Touch Pro under remote control. You can click on the…


Updated Xperia X1 SDK Available 10.21.08

There are a few UI enhancements available from a couple of different device manufacturers for Windows Mobile 6.1: HTC Touch phones- TouchFLO™ UI Samsung Omnia- TouchWiz™ UI Sony Ericison Xperia™ X1 – Panels UI Sony publishes an SDK for the Xperia™ X1 – Panels UI available here.  They recently added support for Visual Studio 2008….


Silverlight and SharePoint equals Site Nirvana

My co-worker Kirk Evans has posted a great walkthrough on how to embed Silverlight 2 into your Office SharePoint Server 2007site.  Please check it out at this link.  What’s very convenient is that the walkthrough uses a VPC available for download so you don’t have to worry about setting up a SharePoint Server 2007 site.


Presentation on XNA GS at SIEGE

This past weekend I was very excited to present on XNA Game Studio 3.0 beta at a local game developers conference, the Southern Interactive Entertainment and Game Expo (SIEGE).  The session was Saturday night right before the live music party, which probably contributed to a packed room of local game developers attending the session:-).  Actually,…