Is Santa bringing you a Microsoft Band 2 this Christmas? Well knowing you all, the first thing you’re going to want to do is start some Band coding! (Which is why I love you guys and gals… 🙂 Here’s two things that will help.. One from Friend of the blog, Mads Kristensen and the other,… Read More


Last week I highlighted a very cool preview of for the Kinect for Windows v2, Windows 10 and Windows Hello, Windows Hello with the Kinect v2. Today’s a follow-up to that from Friend of the Gallery, Bruno Capuano #Windows10 – Using #KinectV2 for authentication with #WindowsHello While I hope that fall into my hands a… Read More


Containing to give you all something to keep your Winter Break’ers busy and productive, today I’ve got two cool different game dev posts. First, Friend of the blog Petri Wilhelmsen has kick off a great new video series, Creating a Game from Scratch (with Unity3D) #GameDevLive–Episode 1: Creating a game from scratch! I decided to… Read More


For those of you who read this blog there was one piece of news last week that I’m sure got you excited. A team of volunteers, with the full support of Microsoft, has taken our loved Windows Live Writer (which I am using right now to write this) and given it a new lease on… Read More


I guess it’s kind of a getting started or template week, including today’s Hardware Friday post… 🙂 Windows IoT Core Project Templates This package contains project templates for Windows IoT Core Applications The Windows IoT Core Project Templates enables development for Windows IoT Core devices (such as Raspberry Pi 2 and Minnowboard Max) using Visual… Read More


We got some very cool Kinect Developer News this week. Below is the email, in full, which introduces the Kinect developer preview for Windows 10, which includes Windows Hello support. To show this off, Friend of the Gallery, Mike Taulty, published a great detailed description and post. Make sure you scroll down to it… 🙂… Read More


Looking for something fun to do? Maybe want to learn something new? But have already spent yourself silly for the holidays, so want it cheap or free? Well have I got the deal for you! Level Zero – Free Construct 2 Book! A free book about Construct 2? Yes! This book features tutorials on using… Read More


Today’s Extension Monday post is about one of the coolest new extension opportunities, extension Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS, fka Visual Studio Online). To get you started creating VSTS extensions, Josh Garverick has shared a great Project Template… VSTS Extension Project Template This extension contains a Visual Studio project template supplying you with everything you… Read More