"Build a 2D Top Down Game – Zero to Published"
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You guys know how I like to highlight game dev stuff and projects. What developer hasn't thought of writing a game? What gamer hasn't thought of programming their own (okay, okay, I'm sure there are a few, but then again, they probably wouldn't be reading this blog either, so...)
When I saw this series...
Terminator, Sky Biometry and the Kinect
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Today's project is from someone new to the Gallery, Jamie Dixon, but I'm sure we're going to see much more from (he's got this awesome Eject-a-Bed project that I'm sure will appear in a number of places here on Coding4Fun, and that's just to start)
Today he's also showing off a service I've not seen before,...
Scratch, the tool to help you grow your young geek
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Is summer over yet? You haven't banished your kids to a tent in the backyard have you (yet)? Still looking for a way to keep them busy, a means to help grow your young geek?
Well my friends, I'm here to help! Today's post is a project from MIT and while it's not really a "Microsoft" sphere thing...
TWC9: New Unified Tech Event, CH9 WP8 & 360 App's, Node.js for Visual Studio and more
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This week on Channel 9, Brian and Dan discuss the week's top developer news, including;
- [00:18] Announcing: Microsoft’s Unified Technology Event for Enterprises
- [01:34] Channel 9 Windows Phone App and Xbox 360 App
- [03:07] Node.js Tools for Visual Studio 1.0 Beta 2 Available (Shahrokh Mortazavi)
- [04:11] ...
Xbox One Controller Controlled Rocket Launcher...
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Bruno Capuano (aka El Bruno) continues exploring the Xbox One Controller, this time extending is the past work he's done with a USB Rocket Launcher.
Two related past posts from Bruno;
- Accessing the XBOX One Controller with C# and making it Accessible too
- Kinect'ing to a Rocket Launcher? Oh yeah...
Capturing Facial Expressions with the Kinect for Windows v2
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Today Tom Kerkhove, Kinect for Windows MVP, shows off one of the coolest things in the new Kinect for Windows v2 Device and SDK, how we now have built in facial expression support...
One of the biggest feature requests was the ability...
New Windows Developer Portal and UX Guidelines too
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No code today (well that's kind of a lie, there's lots of code, but, well, you'll see), sorry. Instead I'm going to highlight two different resources that every Windows/Windows Phone Universal App developer will want and need to check out.
First, last week we introduced a new unified (shall we say universal)...
"Kinect Physical Therapy – Boat Driving"
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Today's inspirational project comes from a new Friend of the Gallery, Unity 3D Armenia and Vardan Meliksetyan.
You all know how what I think about how the Kinect is being used in medical practices, practically for Physical Therapy (in short, it's I love seeing this kind of thing!). Today's project combines...
Oh snap! Body Snap for the Kinect for Windows v2 Public Preview
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With last week's shipping of the Kinect for Windows v2 devices and the release of the public preview of the SDK, I expect a flood of updates from those who have been involved in the previously closed dev preview process.
For example, I just came across this new project...
3D body models from the...
Reach out and touch the net with TouchDevelop and MaKey MaKey
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