The Maker ShowMay 17, 2016 at 10:41AM0
Microsoft.IoT.Devices is a free open source library that makes it easy to add support for many sensors and devices to Windows IoT Core. A portion of this library (the scheduler) was already demonstrated in Episode 13 - Breaking out of the Loop. In this Maker Mini we cover why the library was...
Infinite loops have been a centerpiece of programming since the first programs were written. Even "interactive" programs have infinite loops: program waits for input, program does some processing, program generates some output, program waits for input, and on and on and on.
In this screencast we visit with Ken Schultz of Jack Henry to see how WPF 4 and other technologies are helping them create a consistent user experience across a large set of applications. We take a look at their “Xperience” composite application shell, and
we get to see how they’ve integrated into...
In this video we visit with Keith Roller from Symon Communications and see how they’re leveraging Windows 7 and multi-touch in their cool digital signage players. Then we spend a few minutes learning how you too can take advantage of multi-touch in your
own solutions, using managed code or an Expression...
In this screencast we learn how Microsoft teamed up with Symon Communications to build a scalable content delivery system for mobile devices. This Proof of Concept was created to help with Symons digital signage network, but the caching mechanism could potentially
benefit anyone looking to leverage...
In this video we visit with Markus Egger of EPS Software and
Code Magazine. Markus talks about how they created a unique software escrow service (Tower48.com) using Silverlight and how
they architected their solution to run on Windows Azure.
This screencast is a continuation of a previous screencast entitled “Skins for WPF and Silverlight”. In this session we go beyond skinning built-in
controls and learn what’s required to create our own skinnable (or ‘lookless’) controls.
This screencast assumes existing knowledge about styles and...
In this screencast we'll cover the topics needed to create custom skins for WPF and Silverlight. Topics include Resources, Templates, Styles and Dictionaries, and we'll see how each builds upon the other to provide a very rich and flexible skinning system
on these platforms.
The Live Framework is a set of libraries and services for building connected applications that can reach millions of users. Live Mesh is a set of services for synchronizing user and application data between multiple devices and multiple people.
This screencast provides an introduction to these...
The Visual State Manager is on a very short list of features that exist on Silverlight today but do not exist on Desktop WPF. This short screencast introduces the Visual State Manager and illustrates the value it adds to the Silverlight platform.
It shows how the Visual State Manager can be used...