Learn VB .NET Through Game Programming

By Matthew Tagliaferri

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This unique tutorial teaches the fundamental concepts of object-oriented programming (OOP) while illustrating concepts with definitive and intuitive game programming examples. Written in a peer-to-peer language, this book is easily accessible to young coders.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-114-7
  • 408 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: August 13, 2003
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $39.99
  • eBook Price: $27.99
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Beginning programmers often motivate themselves by creating a first project in a subject that they are interested in. Many young programmers are interested in game programming. Learn VB .NET Through Game Programming is a self-paced learning tutorial 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 with peer-level language, while illustrating concepts with definitive and intuitive game programming examples.

  • Teaches object-oriented programming quickly and easily
  • Game examples make for fun learning
  • Shows both the wrong way and the right way through an intuitive and innovative approach to learning
  • Written in a peer-to-peer language, easily accessible to young coders

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Developing Your First Game
  2. Writing Your First Game, Again
  3. Understanding Object-Oriented Programming from the Start
  4. More OOPing Around
  5. Understanding Polymorphism
  6. Using Polymorphism via Interfaces
  7. Creating Multiplayer Games
  8. Using DirectX
  9. Learning Other Object-Oriented Programming Topics
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