Today’s Hardware Friday post comes to us via the team at Raspberry PI, and while it might feel like every Friday post is a PI post, I couldn’t pass this one up. Help teachers and educators introduce our young to the joy of IoT? Oh yeah, no way was I passing that up! Welcome to… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/1dd7ec925b9e4e58bf43a69d01067ea4/AzureFridayGeospatialFunctionsSam.mp4 In this episode of Azure Friday, Donovan Brown is joined by Sam Chandrashekar as they take a look at native support for geospatial functions in Azure Stream Analytics (now Generally Available). Take advantage of built-in geospatial functions in your stream-processing logic to define geographical areas, and evaluate incoming geospatial data for containment, proximity, and… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/37b31a4459a441839090a7060167fe86/OneDrive.mp4 The Surface Hub is a shared team device, it’s not a personal computer, so you don’t save files locally on the Surface Hub. In this video, we are going to talk about how to use OneDrive for cloud store. You could download the PowerPoint slides and the sample from GitHub:https://github.com/dxsurfacehub/Surface-Hub-Design-and-Development. Source link… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/874b703d30c74a73ba83a708013073d2/VSToolboxEntityFrameworkCore.mp4 In this episode, Robert is joined by Julie Lerman, who takes us on a deep-dive tour of many of the features that are new in Entity Framework Core. Julie covers: Overview of Entity Framework Core [00:35] Migrating an existing .NET Core project that uses project.json to use the new MSBuild based tooling [04:12] Field… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/5d9eef1212bd4359b68fa705014db144/ItemSystemPart2.mp4 In this episode, we’ll continue our project by building a foundation for our item system using Scriptable Objects. We’ll also look at some of the ways that we can modify the Unity Inspector, such as changing the layout of arrays, adding headers, and altering control types. Resources GitHub Repo MonoBehavior Talk at DotNetConf Scriptable… Read More


Nonki Takahashi is back with another cool example of using Small Basic and the Kinect. Small Basic – Kinect Motion Recorder “I wrote a new program – Motion Recorder (NVH911). This program uses Kinect sensor to record motion capture data into a text box. Push [REC] button to start recording. Push [?] button to stop.… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/5de23f90f78846f480b5a70800158385/SethJuarezKeyboardShortcuts.mp4 Visual Studio has a rich and powerful command system that enables users to take full control of the IDE from the keyboard. In this session, Justin Clareburt shares with us everything there is to know about the keyboard mapping system, including: where and how to define your own keyboard shortcuts, how to import and… Read More


http://ch9northerneurope.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/a73148458d124fffbe6ba70d00c3203b/whwS2E4QAMaker.mp4 This Week Martin and Martin use the QandA Maker and Azure functions to create a bot that can convert any Frequently Asked Questions page into a fully functioning chat bot. Source link… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/5f973153c8e7478580e6a7080013a9ae/TheXamarinShow14.mp4 This week, James is joined by friend of the show Kirill Gavrylyuk, Dev Manager on the DocumentDB team at Microsoft, introduces us to the brand new DocumentDB SDK for Xamarin Developers. DocumentDB is everything a mobile developer needs, a fully managed NoSQL database as a service that scales on demand, and can bring your… Read More