Hi Davy and all,
I agree with you in part, but not completely here. Yes, it is true that developing a game using a language you know can speed up the process, make it easier, but that isn't always the case. A language like Visual Basic .NET doesn't have a lot of game related documentation available for new developers. The Managed DirectX API for .NET developers doesn't have any official documentation for Visual Basic. All of the documentation is for C-Sharp. It is probably easier to learn how to use Managed DirectX with C-Sharp rather than Visual Basic. In fact, I've found more documentation for SDL and Visual Basic .NET than I have for DirectX, and that is saying something. What I'm saying is as far as programming games in Visual Basic goes it is not very common or popular these days. Most of the old VB 6 developers have switched to C-Sharp, and those who haven't use VB .NET for business applications.
HTH

Davy Kager wrote:
Hi,
What language are you most familiar with? To accelerate development, I would go for the language you know best. There are many VB(.net) programmers on this list. There are also C# programmers, and even some C++ devs (including myself). Please try to write down some specific questions, and I'm sure we all will be able to answer them.
Regards,
Davy


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