Monthly Archive: May 2007

May
16
2007

Installing Visual C++ 2005 Express

Screenshot of the Windows SDK setup with only the core components selected
Notice This article is outdated! Instead of following the steps in this article, just download and install the newer Visual C++ Express editions which already include the Windows SDK (previously known as the Platform SDK). This article will explain how you can install the freely available Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition together with the Windows …

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May
14
2007

XNA Windows.Forms UserControl

Windows.Forms window with an XNA-based pong clone running in it
Notice This article is outdated! This was a pretty cool achievement at the time, but XNA 1.0 is long gone. Microsoft now offers their own examples on how to do this: WinForms Series 1: Graphics Device WinForms Series 2: Content Loading A topic that pops up every now and then is how to use XNA …

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