Silverlight 5: XNA Platformer running in Silverlight! Sweet!

This isn’t mentioned in the Silverlight 5 stuff, but wow for the XNA programmer this is a big WIN!  The well known XNA Platformer ported to Silverlight 5, well this is just ducky!   Where is it?  It is in the Silverlight 5 Toolkit!  When you install the Toolkit, the samples are loaded as zip…

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Silverlight 5 writers like to say: You can reuse your XNA skills, but can you?

Have you noticed that Silverlight 5 writers like to make the statement that you can reuse your XNA skills, but the question is: Can You?  Usually in the same article you get the: Here are lines of code on how to use a Vertex, or use DirectX to compile the HSLT file.  Sometimes when I…

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Free shout out for a commenter on my blog

Always nice to get what appears to be a valid link to someone who does web design in my comments, so I thought that I would drive a little traffic to SquarePear in the UK: http://www.squarepeardesign.co.uk/ Looks like they do work for people on Web Design, etc.  Their 404 page is a crack up, gnarly’d…

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Silverlight Free Tutorial Series

I am not writing this one, Scott Guthrie wrote a series of tutorials, and as far as I can tell it works just as well with Silverlight 5, it is pretty basic and I would recommend it for anyone who is beginning in silverlight. Get started at the following link: http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/pages/silverlight-tutorial-part-1-creating-quot-hello-world-quot-with-silverlight-2-and-vs-2008.aspx

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