Kinecting Beyond Gaming

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Today’s Kinect retrospective post from engadget’s Timothy J. Seppala, is a great summary of something we’ve highlighted many times over the years, how the Kinect was so much more than a gaming device… Kinect’s value to artists overshadowed its gaming roots Former NIN art director and a game developer discuss the camera’s legacy. … The […]

Azure Free Account | Azure Friday

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Amber Bhargava joins Scott Hanselman to discuss the new Azure free account. The new Azure free account provides Azure customers US $200 credit for first 30 days to experiment with a combination of services. Now it also includes 12-months of popular free services and 25+ always free services to further learn and explore Azure. For […]

CosmosDB: Serverless NoSQL for the .NET Developer | Visual Studio Toolbox

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In this episode, Dmitry is joined by Jeremy Likness, who shows us CosmosDB. This is the Azure database-as-a-service that features geo-replication, user configurable consistency levels, and supports a variety of interfaces from the classic DocumentDB to MongoDB and more. Jeremy demonstrates how to set up a CosmosDB account, load data, and stand up an application […]

Kevin Gallo November 2017 | Windows Community Standup

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Kevin Gallo will be answering questions we didn’t get to from the Windows Developer Day on October 10th. While we’re going through the list, we will be taking live questions too. Windows community standup is a monthly online broadcast where we provide additional transparency on what we are building out, and why we are excited. As always, […]

Coding4Fun November 2017 Round-up

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This is our second to last Coding4Fun Round-up. I’m trying to decide if the next, and last, will be a 2017 Round-up or one that covers the entire time I’ve been doing the Coding4Fun blog, since January 2011. What do you think? Coding4Fun Blog Happy 9th, Small Basic!IoT for AnyoneYour New Virtual API Review AssistantBuilding […]

.NET Core: To Port or Not to Port?

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Microsoft cautions that not all projects are good candidates for moving off .NET Framework to .NET Core, which is optimized for building highly scalable Web applications running on Windows, macOS or Linux. .NET Core: To Port or Not to Port? Source: Visual Studio News