Alvaro Dias

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Learning Metro Game Development using Direct2D - Part 3

Here’s when I share the fact that I have published a V1 of the game. It’s still lacking in some desirable features, which will come in subsequent releases.
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Learning Metro Game Development using Direct2D - Part 2

So, the last time I posted I had just started on the Game. I had a good idea of what I wanted to do, had a basic app structure in place and a book on Introduction to Game Development by Steve Rabin in hand.
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How to: debug and step into a referenced c# project from a c++ metro app

I faced this issue recently where I created a C++ metro style app. Some of the functionality I wrote in a C# project compiled to a WinMD file and referenced it in the C++ app.
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How To: Reference a C# library in a C++ Metro App project

I’ll keep this short. Basically to reference any project whether C# or C++ or even VB, the Output type must be WinMD File.
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Learning Metro Game Development using Direct2D

Recently I got into the mood for developing a simple game for Window 8 Metro UI and so I started reading up on DirectX development using Windows RT. I decided to develop a simple game ...
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Whats new in SQL Server Management Studio 2012

In SQL Server 2012, Management Studio is a whole new beast. First and foremost, it is powered by Visual Studio, which means we get a whole lot of VS goodness. Its simple things like ...
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How to fix Parser internal error: Object writer 'xClassNotDerivedFromElement

I faced this error recently and have to say it was very annoying especially due to the fact that the error details do not offer many clues as to the source of the problem...
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How to recursively call a Lambda Expression

Have you ever faced the below situation where C# does not allow you to recursively call a lambda expression?
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