Live coding with ALIVE
Average: 5(2)In this tech chat, the host of On A Cloud, Jef King is joined by Amadeus (founder of ALIVE) to discuss the LIVE coding plugin for Visual Studio that he is working on. What is Alive?Alive is a plugin for Visual Studio that shows you exactly what your code does, as you write it.
Episode 406: Josh Varty and Amadeusz Wieczorek on Alive Visual Studio Plug-In
Average: 5(1)Waterloo University students Josh Varty and Amadeusz Wieczorek created 'Alive' - a Visual Studio plug-in that allows developers to view the values of variables at design time. They discuss building the project, working with Roslyn, and turning it into a business.
Combining Windows 10 features with Unity games in your own plugin
Average: 4.75(4)In case you're curious how to add Universal Windows Platform functionalities that isn't already covered with Unity APIs or with existing plugins - here is how you can write your own plugins targeting UWP. Edit: one little correction, instead of checking all boxes for the stub plugin, just select the…
Backup Outlook Contacts with New, Free Plugin
Average: 4(1)SyncFriend is an Outlook plugin that lets you back up your contact list online for safe-keeping. After registering for an account with the service, you can back up your contacts lists to the SyncFriend server while also keeping that list updated on your mobile phone, too. The SyncFriend plugin…
Moving to Wordpress.com? Time for a Revamp!
Average: 4(1)Yesterday, Microsoft announced a partnership with blog specialist Automattic that will see 30 million Windows Live Spaces users upgraded and transitioned over to Wordpress.com accounts. The move doubles the size of the Wordpress.com user base which is now one of the largest free blogging platforms…
Take Windows Media Center to the Movies With Media Browser
Average: 0One of the must-see plugins for Windows Media Center is Media Browser, a free aggregator application for the platform which takes your collection of TV and Movies and presents it in a stunning UI. It automatically downloads and makes use of relevant TV and Movie posters, DVD and Blu-ray cover art,…
A Second Bing Maps Wordpress Plugin
Average: 0Although Chris Pendleton previously reported on a Bing Maps plugin for WordPress back in July, Johannes Kebeck of the Bing team recently came across an alternative: the Silverlight Bing Maps plugin. Developed by Regart.net, this plugin lets you install an interactive maps on your WordPress site…
Major Update for Fav Media Center Plugin, TunerFreeMCE
Average: 0The popular Windows Media Center plugin, TunerFreeMCE, has been updated in a release the developer, Martin Millmore, is calling a “major” upgrade. The new plugin is now Windows 7-only, forgoing Vista support in order to allow for the numerous improvements it includes. Vista users can continue to…
Bing Maps WordPress Plugin
Average: 0Customizable, embeddable Bing Maps are now available to WordPress bloggers by way of a new plugin. The “Bing Maps for WordPress” plugin created by Rich Gubby lets you easily insert mini maps into your blog posts using a [bingMap] shortcode in your posts. You don’t have to worry about how the maps…