Shawn Hargreaves

Shawn is a developer on XNA Game Studio. Before joining Microsoft, he spent 9 years in the trenches of the games industry, combining stints as tool programmer, graphics and audio engine developer, and lead programmer on the award winning MotoGP bike racing games. While in college, Shawn developed Allegro, a popular open source game programming library. Shawn writes about C# development, graphics, performance, XNA Game Studio and other game programming topics at