Articles Written by Richard Newcombe

3D Animation in VB.NET Using WPF - Part 3

Richard Newcombe looks at how to interact with objects in the 3D world, using a card game as a base. This article only covers the basics, but by the end of the article you will be able to interact with objects in a 3D world using the mouse.

3D Animation in VB.NET Using WPF - Part 1

Richard Newcombe takes a look at the basic building blocks of a 3D world. While 2D animation was done by hard coding all of the graphics, 3D animation is much easier, using the WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) graphical subsystem to handle the actual image rendering.

Animation in VB.NET, Part 3

Richard Newcombe takes a look at Bitmap Animations in VB.NET. VB6 made extensive use of API's to load and initialize large quantities of smaller images. .NET has the GDI+ dynamic library, with a large selection of graphic classes and functions, which means that we no longer require API's to manipulate images.

Guide to Building a VS 2008 User Control in VB

Quite often we need a VB control that has requirements that don't quite exist within the current control set, such as all data-entry controls be on a single page with scroll bars. Read on to learn more...

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