Robot Kit, Raspberry PI 2 and Windows 10 IoT Core
The team at Xpirit have been publishing a magazine, one that if you're here I bet you'll like. Check it out at XPIRIT MAGAZINE #2
In this edition, Marco Mansi, wrote a great 7 page article, one that's perfect for our Hardware Friday project...
Pretty Up your Code Comments with Better Comments
Comments, love them or hate them, there's a place for them. What if you could pretty them up? Make different comments unique, actually put them to work!
Today's Visual Studio Extension Monday project comes from to us from Omar Rwemi, who's done just that...
Getting started with Cinder for Windows Store Apps
Rick Barraza will present a high level overview of the state of creative coding on Windows Store apps and then walk through setting up and working with the Cinder library in Visual Studio for creating amazing computational art.
MissionControl - A Flexible API for Remote Device Control
In a race to optimize everything, developers often go to extremes to build software that performs routine tasks. MissionControl is a system that allows users to program a control center that stores interfaces with attached hardware sensors, allowing the users to control any other devices that can be activated via the underlying protocol. For demo purposes, the MissionControl build at this point is compatible with the Phidgets IR hybrid sensor.
Philips Hue Lighting Controller
Philips recently introduced their Hue Connected Bulbs: an easy-to-use set of LED light bulbs and Wi-Fi connected bridge which allows you to dynamically change the color of your home lighting using an application. What's particularly cool is that the bridge has a web API which you can access to set the colors of each bulb with your own app. Lets learn how to create a Windows Phone application using their API model!