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,…
Micro-JSON - a JSON parser for the .Net Micro Framework
Avg Rating: 5(1)Today's Hardware Friday project is from Mario Vernari who shows us how we can build a JSON parser that lives happily on a Netduino device. If you're Micro Framework app is talking to a JSON end point (and what isn't these days?) this project might come in real handy. Micro-JSON for Netduino (and…
Home Automation, Kinect powered
Avg Rating: 5(1)Today's project is from Friend of the Gallery, Dan Thyer and how he's improving his home automation system with some help from the Kinect, the Kinect Point Cloud, Netduino and more. Home Automation with Microsoft Kinect Point Cloud and Speech RecognitionI love using the Microsoft Kinect for my home…
Goto QuickVB, a Roslyn powered homage on Basic's 50th anniversary
Avg Rating: 5(1)Today's project is the past, powered by the future and is all open source. This past week, Basic turned 50. I can go into how my first program was written on a TRS-80, stored on a cassette tape and was a Dungeons and Dragons utility, but I'm sure you all don't need to hear me reminisce... :) Anyway,…
Dev-Inspiration, Cortana and codeSHOW
Avg Rating: 5(1)There's a new blog in town, Dev-Inspiration, where Jeremy Foster is "..... finding, curating, and creating the stories and resources that matter most to Microsoft Developers." Since that's kind of what we do here, that it's hosted on Channel 9 and since it's Windows Wednesday and he's got…
Avg Rating: 4(2)I love seeing these kinds of projects shared. Skeleton's are a common need and in most cases are not the primary purpose of the app, just something to provide feedback. So why should everyone have to re-invent this wheel? Well we don't with this user control... Implementation of…
This Windows Phone 7.1(5) app is your source for WinSource (which comes with the source)
Avg Rating: 5(1)Today's Mobile Monday post is a Windows Phone 7.x app WinSource reader app by Sébastien Lachance. "A Windows Phone 7.x App! What are you thinking, Greg? Windows Phone 8 should be in days! Why highlight a 7.x app? Are you smoking dope?" No, no... The point I'm trying to make is that Windows…
Chris gets us started with the Netduino
Avg Rating: 5(1)Our second Hardware Friday post is, oddly enough, related to our first post, .Net Micro Framework v4.2 now available for Netduino. Who better to tell us how to get started with Netduino and the .Net Micro Framework than the man behind it, Chris Walker? Getting Started with NetduinoThe Kinect is a natural tool to learn with, as shown by the NatuLearn team
Avg Rating: 5(1)Today's post is a two for two for one deal. Two guys building non-profit educational apps with the Kinect for Windows SDK, two free downloads, one site with a cool purpose. NatuLearnWhat problem we are going to solve? We realize that education in schools is boring for students. Teachers have quite a…"Programming with the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit"
Avg Rating: 5(1)How could I not mention David Catuhe’s new Kinect book? One of our first projects was his, so of course we have to give his book a shout-out! Plus it could help every single one of you as your building your awesome Kinect for Windows app's... RTM’d today: Programming with the Kinect for Windows…
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