Software Development Kit - a set of tools, documentation and other resources aimed to help a programmer develop for a specific platform, application, framework, hardware etc.

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How do I use the DirectX Extension-Library in Windows 8?

I need to use the extended DirectX-Library (D3DX...), but I am programming on Windows 8 (VS), so the DirectX 11-SDK is already included. However, it's included without the extension-library. Do I ...
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What exactly does Unreal Engine 4's Class Wizard do?

I know "it adds classes to your project" and "creates boiler plate code for you" but what does that actually mean? Does it do anything besides properly generate your .h and .cpp files for you?
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How do I correctly destroy a MobFox ad?

Is anyone here using MobFox to display their Android app's ads? I was previously using the AdMob SDK but recently switched to MobFox and while it only took a short time to integrate it, there are a ...
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What's the difference between an “SDK” and an “engine?”

In delving into Game Programming, I have encountered both SDKs and Game Engines. Please define these, and give their relationships and differences to each other.
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Is it possible to implement Steamworks functionality in a Java game? How?

I have a basic game that I want to eventually turn into something better. The game is all Java as of right now, but I want to implement the Steamworks SDK into my game (so it can have achievements, ...
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Can't Use Hammer Editor Grid or 3d Camera [closed]

I can't place anything (tried Shift + R) and it shows two white lines making a right angle when I open a map. I can't edit my maps currently. Can anyone help? An alternative to editing maps? Only ...
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Corona SDK Live RayCasting [closed]

I'm looking for help involving rayCast in Corona SDK. If you haven't see it here's a link talking about it along with a demo. WEll in the demo you tap on a space and the ray is recasted and bounced if ...
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Do I need to update my DirectX SDK in order to fix a crash with D3D10_CREATE_DEVICE_DEBUG?

I am currently using the DirectX June 2010 SDK. Everything was working fine with my installation until recently. Unfortunately I'm not sure what changed or when, but now when I create a device with ...
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Android SDK does not include any platforms!

This question has been asked several times on the Unity answers website, but there's no solid answer to it! Problem: While trying to build a game for android in Unity, I receive this error: Android ...
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What's the process for making a PS4 game?

Now that Sony has said that devs can self publish for PS4, I'm betting that a lot more people will be interested in producing games for that platform. What is the process for getting the SDK, ...
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Kinect Commercial Licensing

As far as I know, in order to publish a Kinect game on XBOX console, you need a commercial version of the Kinect SDK. The problem is, I couldn't find a reliable source to research about the subject. ...
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Suitable SDK to develop quick game? [closed]

I'm currently undertaking a personal project at home that I need to turn around inside the next few months (which working full time and still learning programming makes it a tad difficult). I'm ...
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What is the current state of 2D game SDK's [closed]

There seem to be so many to choose from. SDL Cocos2D-x Cocos2D-iphone Corona Unity I am having a very hard time looking these over to decide why I want to use one over the other. Advice on what ...
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Where can i get the openal sdk for c++?

The OpenAL site I'm looking at is a crappy outdated and broken sharepoint portal and the SDK in the downloads section give me a 500 html code when i request it. ...
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Are native code obfuscations needed to prevent piracy of Android games?

Is the copyright protection and enforcement of Android apps written in Java sufficient or should I be relying on a native implementation to use machine code obfuscating techniques in order to prevent ...
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Is there an SDK to write console apps to simulate an Xbox 360 controller?

Is there any SDK I can use to write a console app that can connect to an Xbox 360 as a controller and simulate controller interaction?
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2D game editor with SDK or open format (Windows)

I need 2d editor (Windows) for game like rpg. Mostly important features for me: Load tiles as classes with attributes, for example "tile1 with coordinates [25,30] is object of class FlyingMonster ...
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Where can I find a free SDK for C#? [closed]

I need a free and recent SDK for use with C#. I will work first in 2D games with visual effects. Thanks for now. Can anyone help me?
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Developing Kinect game for Xbox360? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you access Kinect motion sensing from XNA? bunch of questions: Is it possible for me to create a Kinect application using XNA and deploy it to Xbox360 platform? ...
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Is there a SDK for 2D games that will deploy to PC, Flash and Android? [closed]

Is there such thing as an SDK or toolset that can produce Windows, Flash, and Android executables from the same source? Something like "write once, run in all three platforms?"
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What would come with Nintendo's DS SDK?

Presumably a development machine for sure, but would it contain any sort of editor (of any kind)? Or are there any editors in existence that work with the SDK that are commercially available?
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How does one obtain an official Nintendo development SDK?

I've seen before a topic here asking if there is any significant differences between using PALib or Nintendo's Nitro SDK... and that got me curious: what does it take to obtain the official SDK ?
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Android SDK compatiblity question

i am just starting android app development. I was downloading SDK via the Android Manager. I had to select the SDK versions. I have a phone of android 2.1 So i selected only SDK 2.1 and its samples as ...
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How to achieve programming experience with PS3 or Xbox360? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get PS3/Xbox 360 experience without having access to Dev kits? Is there a way to achieve programming experience with PS3 or Xbox360 systems without the ...