Giving Visual Studio a little perspective, with an Eclipse like Perspectives extension
Avg Rating: 0Are you tired of our Visual Studio Extension Monday's yet? No? Good! Because I've got another one for you! MUhahahahaha... (Sorry, last week was a long week... ;) Today Adam Driscoll shares a different view in managing, well, Visual Studio views, with his window management extension, Perspectives…
"The Urban Garden - Adventures in Automated Indoor Gardening"
Avg Rating: 4.5(2)What was that you forgot? Let's see, while you were away at Build or glued to the live streams, there was something you were supposed to do... hum... what was it...? Something green... oh, oh. Plants. You forgot to water your plants! Today's Hardware Friday post might help you next time that…
"Turning Microsoft Kinect into a physical therapy tool"
Avg Rating: 3(1)Today we highlight another example of the Kinect making it possible to provide cutting edge therapy, without a cutting edge price. Microsoft CityNext: Turning Microsoft Kinect into a physical therapy toolIn many cities around world, officials are looking for ways to cope with the cost of…
Kinect'ing to you with BioGaming
Avg Rating: 0Today's inspirational project provides another glimpse into how the Kinect continues to impact the medical industry. Who would have thought it was going to have this impact of impact when it was released a couple years ago? Playing for better health with BioGamingHave you ever hurt your back, had a…
It's Build Day! In honor, here's a tip to script Visual Studio with PowerShell
Avg Rating: 0In a couple hours, Build 2014 will kick off. Everyone is focused, rightly so, on the keynotes and sessions, which you can catch here, http://channel9.msdn.com. here http://www.buildwindows.com/ and finally http://channel9.msdn.com/events/build/2014, so today, in honor of the many presenters, I'm…
Final Kinect for Windows v2 Hardware Revealed
Avg Rating: 4(1)We've been highlighting some of the work being done by those with the early versions of the Kinect for Windows v2 devices. Last week the Kinect for Windows Team reveal the final hardware and more... Revealing Kinect for Windows v2 hardwareAs we continue the march toward the upcoming launch of Kinect…
Coding4Fun First Quarter 2014 Round-Up
Avg Rating: 0It's been three months already? Wow, seems like the year is just flying by. Anyway, here's the first Coding4Fun Quarterly round-up. Since you and I are figuring this out as we go, I wasn't sure if I should break out March's posts, or just assume you'd catch them in the combined list. To be on the…
IoT Thermal Printer, all with a little Py and Pi
Avg Rating: 0Today's Hardware Friday has I think zero Microsoft technology in it. No Netduino, no .Net, no C#, nothing. But I thought it was really cool and well, sometimes we really need to look outside of our little Microsoft box anyway, right? Especially when it lets us build cool IoT gadgets... :) Wade…
Getting down and dirty coding with the Kinect for Windows v2
Avg Rating: 0Today Tom Kerkhove takes us back to the Kinect for Windows v2, this time helping us get our hands a little dirty and digging into some (well more than just some!) coding... [Tutorial] Gen. II Kinect for Windows – Basics OverviewAfter a theoretical overview it is time to get our hands dirty and start…
OGRE you ready to build Windows 8.1 games?
Avg Rating: 5(1)Today's Windows Wednesday is in homage to last week's GDC and next week's Build conference, in short building games on Windows 8.1. Michael H.C. Cummings provides us a great getting started guide for build Win 8.1 games with OGRE (Object-Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine). He takes from step 0,…