Gamefest 2011 To Include Preview of Visual Studio's New Graphic Tools

Many developers are looking forward to July's Gamefest 2011 conference in London because of all the upcoming coverage and announcements regarding the Kinect sensor. Others, however, are more interested in a Microsoft session that will provide a glimpse of upcoming graphic tools for Visual Studio 2012.

Along with the Visual Studio Tools for Graphic Developers session, there will be an Agile C++ Game Development with Visual Studio session, a Modern C++ Programming with Visual Studio session, and a session on the Windows Live Server platform and HTTP and HTTPS communications to a web server. It will be interesting to see if Microsoft announces a change from the term "Xbox Live" to a just "Live", something it has been hinting about recently.

Many developers are looking forward to July's Gamefest 2011 conference in London because of all the upcoming coverage and announcements regarding the Kinect sensor. Others, however, are more interested in a Microsoft session that will provide a glimpse of upcoming graphic tools for Visual Studio 2012.

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