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One of the more interesting aspects of Direct2D is that it cooperates with another API, DirectWrite in order to handle text. This is unlike other monolithic APIs, such as GDI, GDI+ or WPF. This post explores why these components are separated in this way, as well as differences and similarities between them.
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[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.] The Windows 8 platform offers new opportunities to create, distribute, and monetize games. Learn about porting your game and preparing a game for the Windows Store.
[In this sponsored feature, part of Gamasutra's XNA microsite , Microsoft's Kevin Gee explains in-depth the new features of DirectX 11, from improved multi-threading to Shader Model 5.0 and beyond.] Recently, at its annual Gamefest conference , Microsoft announced the forthcoming DirectX 11 API set.