Developing an app with the Visual Studio 3D Starter Kit
Writing your first app using DirectX can seem mysterious if you're new to graphics or game development. The Visual Studio 3D Starter Kit was created to help developers understand the basics of DirectX development with a complete Windows 8 application.
In this episode, Roberto Sonnino, a software developer on the Visual Studio team, walks through creating a dice rolling app with the Starter Kit, and shows that the same code can be recompiled for Windows RT and Windows Phone 8 devices.
The accompanying walkthrough is published on the Visual C++ team blog as a three part series: