With custom applications getting bigger and more involved, there is very often a need to supply updates for them. There is also a need to provide them as quickly as possible. Learn how to do this.
Articles Written by Richard Newcombe
Discover how to update the VB6 Asteroids project to run in VB.NET.
Cover a simple problem that often takes the longest time to solve because of the math required.
This time, you look at animating bitmap images and write a simple platform game. You also find out how to load images directly into memory without setting up a picturebox in design time.
Look at doing a simple stick figure animations, and then use similar methods to create a simple, fast-paced 2D vector animated game.
Learn about some simple timer functions that produce some very complex effects.