http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/75af437285bf4cbcbb04a60c001e5709/20160519TWC9.mp4 This week on Channel 9, Vlad and Mark discuss the week’s top developer news, including; [00:25] Announcing .NET Core RC2 and .NET Core SDK Preview 1 [Rich Lander] [01:30] Announcing ASP.NET Core RC2 [Jeffrey T. Fritz] [02:15] Converting an ASP.NET Core RC1 Project to RC2 [Shawn Wildermuth] (Bonus Links) Announcing Updated Web Development Tools… Read More


Wondering about using your Kinect for Windows v2 device with your new UWP app? Here’s some great news, and a demo of it in action, for you! Kinect and UWP: new options in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update UWP apps today cannot access most of the data from a Kinect sensor. This post provides an… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/fa65ef2dbec24de5a521a5f6016d0041/20160426KinectUWPAlexTurner.mp4 In this preview, Senior Program Manager Alex Turner demonstrates the new Media Capture Frames API that will be available as part of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update this summer. This API will provide a unified way for desktop apps and UWP apps to access color, infrared, depth, and other frame-based data from the Kinect… Read More


What dev hasn’t wanted to code up something that runs on a game console? You’ve dreamed about that awesome app that you want to write for the Xbox One? You’ve heard that at Build it was announced that you can now turn your Retail Xbox One into a dev device and write/deploy UWP apps too… Read More


http://c9southcentral.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/8fa822a359f849afb664a5ca018b71ad/themakershow13.mp4 Infinite loops have been a centerpiece of programming since the first programs were written. Even “interactive” programs have infinite loops: program waits for input, program does some processing, program generates some output, program waits for input, and on and on and on. While current generation microcontrollers like the popular Arduino variants still use loop-style… Read More


http://ch9northerneurope.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/67094f419c484df1ae81a60100e2a7c2/ContextEpisode2.mp4 In this episode of ‘Context’, we take a look at facial technologies and how we can make use of face detection and recognition in modern, Universal Windows Apps and also how we can use some of the additional Microsoft Cognitive Services for other functionality and cross-platform work. Here’s a breakdown of the show; [00:00]… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/a012cc3039fe4f65b656a5fe0171e515/TWC920160506.mp4 This week on Channel 9, Nikola and Vlad discuss the week’s top developer news, including; [00:36] The SharePoint Framework—an open and connected platform, The Future of SharePoint [01:43] Kickstart UWP app creation with Windows App Studio’s open source UWP libraries and Samples App [03:16] Data Access in Universal Windows Platform (UWP) Apps [04:22] All… Read More