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By David Weller, Alexandre Santos Lobao, Ellen Hatton

Starting .NET online game Programming in VB .NET offers the paintings of David Weller (.NET video game evangelist at Microsoft) and a gaggle of key Microsoft insiders who determined to put in writing the precise creation to video game programming for VB .NET programmers. Weller has switched his prior e-book to VB .NET and extra an advantage bankruptcy. The e-book has handed all inner Microsoft assessments as to programming variety. This completely revised and more suitable model (including an advantage bankruptcy) is the proper technique to get into .NET video game programming utilizing the VB .NET language.

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Refer to Chapter 1 to compare both implementations. backcolor), rectSquare) End Sub Public Sub New(InitialSize As size, InitialBackcolor As Color, _ InitialForecolor As Color) size = InitialSize backcolor = InitialBackcolor forecolor = InitialForecolor End Sub End Class In the next section, we’ll present the modifications we need to make to the Block class. Updating the Block Class The block class has more than 300 lines of code, including eight methods, two enumerations, and a bunch of properties.

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