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By Marcin Jamro

Presently nearly every person has a cellphone that's used not just for calling, texting, and perusing the web, but in addition as an leisure and social platform. builders can create complex 3D video games with impressive performance that let the participant to benefit from the video game at once at the cellphone and cooperate with different avid gamers through the net!

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Windows Phone 8 Game Development

Presently virtually every person has a cellphone that's used not just for calling, texting, and perusing the net, but additionally as an leisure and social platform. builders can create complicated 3D video games with extraordinary performance that permit the participant to benefit from the online game without delay at the cellphone and cooperate with different avid gamers through the web!

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Two following rows have the Height value set as 1*. This means that both rows have exactly the same height (proportion 1:1). You can also set a fixed height for a row by specifying it as a number (without a star). The Grid control contains two columns. The first one has a Width value set as 2*, while the other as 1*. This means that the first column should be twice as wide as the second one (proportion 2:1). Of course, you can specify their widths using fixed values or automatic calculation, depending on the content.

For instance, if you need to change the background image, you can just change the filename in one place. The XAML code of the first menu item is presented in the following snippet. " /> As you could see, the style for all Border controls is applied automatically. However, to use the style for selected TextBlock controls, the developer needs to set the value of the Style property to an object representing the style (a resource with the ButtonText key). [ 42 ] Chapter 2 Currently, you have almost finished a creation of the first screen that will be used in the game.

It seems that the Grid control is a good choice for the main layout control for this screen. Views namespace) contains logic related to this page. This means that handing, for example, pressing the asteroids (acting as menu options) will be performed in that class. A few following attributes of phone:PhoneApplicationPage specify namespaces. Prefixes such as x, phone, shell, d, or mc sometimes appear in the XAML code (like in case of PhoneApplicationPage) and are related to particular namespaces.

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