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- Q. What is XNA?
- A. XNA is a high-speed framework designed specifically for game programming; XNA offers a built-in game loop that redraws the screen every 30 seconds. Content Pipelines offer a route for XNA games to consume a variety of audio and graphic content formats.
- Q. What is Silverlight for Windows Phone?
- A. Silverlight for Windows Phone is a version of Silverlight specifically targeted toward building applications on Windows Phone. Preconstructed templates for Phone, Panorama, and Pivot are available that harness the Metro UI styling built in. Silverlight is a great choice for building text-driven phone applications and applications integrating in media or audio.