Windows 8.1 and IE11
have first-class support for HTML5 including great support for WebGL. With this in mind, let me show you the new F12 Developer Tools
which helped the IE team rebuild hover.ie, the classic game from the Windows 95 era.
A few moons ago, Microsoft introduced the XNA Framework
. XNA, which at the time stood for Xbox New Architecture, was designed for accelerated game development for the Xbox 360. With the release of Windows Phone, it was no surprise to see XNA become the de facto game development framework for the mobile platform. After all, the Xbox Live Hub - your connection to all things you’re used to seeing on your Xbox 360 dash, including achievements – is included on the sleek new mobile platform.
If Pong could propel a billion dollar video game industry by having two paddles return a ball back…