Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games Version 1.1 Released

Microsoft Windows Azure team shipped a completely updated version of the Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games that makes building these games and learning game development even easier."This version of the toolkit ships with two simple games, tic-tac-toe and four in a row. These games are much easier to dive into than the full-featured Tankster […]

Microsoft Windows Azure team shipped a completely updated version of the Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games that makes building these games and learning game development even easier.

"This version of the toolkit ships with two simple games, tic-tac-toe and four in a row. These games are much easier to dive into than the full-featured Tankster game. Tankster is still available for download and can now be found in source control under the 'samples' folder or downloaded here," revealed Azure team.

"Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games ships with all the great things you expect from our toolkits including documentation, easy setup, and a new version of the content installer."

tic-tac-toe game social game: windows azure toolkit for social games

Core features of this Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games are:

  • "Samples Games (Tic-Tac-Toe and Four in a Row)
  • Authentication with ACS (Access Control service)
  • JavaScript Tests
  • Leaderboard
  • Game Friends
  • User Profiles
  • Invites and Notifications
  • Tests for both server and client code
  • Reusable JavaScript libraries," the Azure team revealed.

This version of the toolkit is available for download CodePlex. Additionally, you can view the full source here.