Richard Newcombe takes us into the basics of building and moving inside a 3D world of our own making, using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and VB.NET.
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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.
Learn how to crate an Outlook Add-in to backup Important Email. Part 1 of this article concentrates on Outlook 2003and VB.NET 2003. Part 2 will concentrate on Outlook 2007 & Outlook 2010 with VB 2010.
Learn how to create a desktop application for Facebook, using their GraphAPI and Visual Basic.NET
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.
The .NET runtime has everything you need to format your output and handle special characters. Both Visual Basic 2010 Express edition and Visual Studio 2010 help you with Intellisense if you can't remember the syntax. This article explores simple console input and output and shows you how to get it done.
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