"Learn VB .NET Through Game Programming!" Teaches fundamental concepts of object-oriented programming using games as example applications. Beginning programmers often motivate themselves by choosing a first project they are interested in. Many young programmers are interested in game programming. "Learn VB .NET Through Game Programming!" Is a self-paced learning title designed to help any developer master the basics of object-oriented programming (OOP) with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET. Unlike other books on OOP, this easy to understand book provides readers peer-level language while it illustrates concepts with definitive and intuitive game programming examples.
Table of Contents:
1. Your First Game; 2. Your First Game, Again; 3. OOP From the Start; 4. More OOPing Around; 5. Polymorphism; 6. Interfaces - Blueprints for Design; 7. Multi-Player Functionality; 8. Other .NET Framework Topics; 9. DirectX 9; Appendix A; Appendix B