Simply Using Matrixes in your projects

Let’s take a look at how to manipulate matrixes.  Multiply two 3X3 matrixes would look like the following: Nothing fancy, this is one of the reasons that pre-computer engineers and scientists looked for calculators and computational systems to solve matrixes.  One of the principal motivation for the ENIAC computer was for it to solve large…

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Silverlight 4.0 Games: Rotating the triangle using C# and XAML

  Share this post : Ok, from the previous blog post, we discussed the use of the UIElement RenderTransform in XAML, but why did we bother?  This is part of the process of  connecting the XAML based UI object with the “Code Behind”.  As you can tell from the Visual Studio 2010 (or earlier versions),…

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Silverlight games on Win Phone: Rotate that triangle, simply

  Rotating the triangle, how in the heck does that work?  Simple.  Really.  Simple. On the UserControl canvas, in this case triangle.xaml, you will see this XAML code: <Canvas.RenderTransform>             <RotateTransform                 x:Name="rotateTransform"                Angle="0"/> </Canvas.RenderTransform> Which could be rewritten (either way is valid): <Canvas.RenderTransform>             <RotateTransform x:Name="rotateTransform" Angle="0"/> </Canvas.RenderTransform> The triangle that was discussed…

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Silverlight Game: Talking about what we did simply – Path Data

Share this post : In keeping with the current current of thought on this blog, I am going to keep it simply simple.  You may have noticed that there was an entry in the Windows Phone user control.  If you take a look at the triangle.xaml you will see lines containing:          <Path Data=”M0,38 L14,…

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Silverlight Game: Let’s get started, simply

Mobile games can be a challenge.  Developing games that can take can operate on many platforms is even more difficult. That is, unless you are using Silverlight and Expression 4! WOW!  Oh, wait a minute, does Silverlight work with the “current’ Internet Mobile Browser (the one in the Win Phone Emulator), I have been told:…

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Silverlight on the Windows Phone!

Introduction: Using code created by a new member of the Microsoft family, Jianqiang Bao, and following his philosophy of teaching, I am embarking on describing how to use Silverlight on the Windows Phone. 使用代码创建一个新的成员的 Microsoft 的家庭坚强宝,并在他的教学哲学的我登上描述如何使用在 Windows 电话上的 Silverlight I am using a very simple approach that is a copy of code from Jianquiang Bao…

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Building Games with Silverlight

OMG, I haven’t written anything for this blog since August 20, 2009?  Wow, lots has happened since August. Right now, if you are a student who is interested in game design, you need to get signed up at http://imaginecup.us (if you are in the US, go to http://imaginecup.com if you are in another country).  This…

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