This week's book giveaway is in the Other Languages forum. We're giving away four copies of Functional Reactive Programming and have Stephen Blackheath and Anthony Jones on-line! See this thread for details.
I would like to put a series of blocks across the screen for a game. The idea is to do the painting to the backbuffer, then put everything to the screen. I see the blocks flash across the screen before they are gone. So I'm messing up someplace with the paint process? here's the paint part (some parts from a tutorial)