Project, project, project, creating multi-project Solutions
Avg Rating: 3.75(3)No extension today, sorry. When I saw this tip, while it's not code, I knew I had to share it. I don't know about you, but when I spin up a new project, I usually use a common pattern for my projects, different layers, etc., also using a common set of libraries. One of the great Visual Studio time…
Raspberry PI 2 and the Microsoft Band
Avg Rating: 5(6)With the recent release of the Microsoft Band SDK Preview, it seems right to highlight those of you how are building cool stuff with it... And if we mix in some IoT, well... woot! Joost van Schaik is mixing in just about everything, Microsoft Band, Raspberry PI 2, Mono, C# and even Windows Phone in…
Is Skeletal Tracking in the Kinect for Windows v2 Really Better? Yep!
Avg Rating: 5(4)Josh Blake has shared a video that makes it pretty darn clear just how much better the skeletal tracking is with the Kinect for Windows v2.. No bones about it: Kinect for Windows v2 skeletal tracking vastly betterYou can read about the improvements that Kinect for Windows v2 offers over its…
System.IO getting you down with the MAX_PATH Blues? AlphaFS 2.0!
Avg Rating: 5(3)Today's project is one that I've been following years and have used a number of times. It helps you solve what has started to become an issue, MAX_PATH... While NTFS supports folder paths up to 32K long, Windows and .NET have yet to expose that, instead keeping with the legacy MAX_PATH length, 260…
Kinect Controlled Unity Avatars with RUIS Toolkit
Avg Rating: 5(2)I had to search the blog here a couple times before posting this. I just couldn't believe I've not highlighted this previously! RUIS Toolkit for Kinect controlled Avatars in UnityI've seen several topics about Kinect controlled Avatars in Unity, so I'll bring to your attention our RUIS toolkit which…
Delimiter, Brace and Brackets... SyntaxHighlighter
Avg Rating: 5(3)Today's Visual Studio Extension from Stefan Tashev is one of those nice to haves, one of a kind that you get very used to and come to rely on. With Visual Studio 2015 and the .NET Compiler Platform (fka Roslyn), building an extension like this should become very much easier, but today it's something…
Microsoft Band SDK Preview
Avg Rating: 5(4)When the Microsoft Band was first released (and sold out and is still not available online...) every dev who got one, wanted an SDK too. It took a little bit, but now, now we finally have the first preview Microsoft Band SDK! Microsoft Band SDK PreviewThe Microsoft Band SDK Preview gives developers…
Internet Connection Speed API for Windows 8.x, Windows Phone 8.x
Avg Rating: 5(2)Today's project comes from Charles Torre. While the component's source isn't currently available, when I saw this post on the Visual Studio Gallery was from him, what looks like his first, well had to share it! As if I need to tell you all this, but we live in a connected world, more so every day,…
Holographic Window using Kinect V2
Avg Rating: 4.75(3)I found today's project via Clemente Giorio's tweet and once I watched the video, there was no question about me highlighting it here as soon as possible... While Hololens might make this look like child's play, we don't have them yet and we DO have Kinect's... :) Real life Portal; a holographic…
"3D Scanning with Kinect V2"
Avg Rating: 5(1)Today's post isn't about Kinect coding or development, but it's pretty darn cool... Come on, what's cooler than using the Kinect to do 3D scanning and 3D printing... 3D Builder Tutorial Part 5: 3D Scanning with Kinect V2 In this video, Alex Blondin and Gavin Gear demonstrate how you can plug a…