D. Johnston

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Location: Brighton, UK


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3D Game Development with Microsoft Silverlight 3: &hellip by Gastn C. Hillar
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I have read most Silverlight book available and always look forward to the latest publications. This one was unfortunately a disappointment to me.

The English used by the author is "slightly off", making the writing style patronising in many places and quite irritating generally. Phrases like "using the C# code" put my teeth on edge! Try reading just the "Tips and Tricks" notes sprinkled throughout the book and you will see what I mean very quickly.

The use of a multiple choice Pop Quiz at the end of each chapter might give the impression that it is some form of training guide, but the incorrect answers are usually quite daft making the quiz seem like padding… Read more