(Hello [Educators, Teachers and Learners] World)

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 Hello World"The new computing and digital making magazine for educatorsGet the first issue today!Hello World is a new 100-page magazine dedicated to helping educators bring computing and digital making to young people all over the world. Written by educators, for educators, Hello World is the perfect platform for the community to inspire ideas, share experiences, and learn from each other.The magazine, published three times per year, is available entirely free as a Creative Commons PDF download. You can also buy the magazine in print, or subscribe for a year. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, Hello World is available in print, free of charge, for UK-based educators." [Click through to download it for free now]Check out the contents!What is it?Leaning? Teaching? Just interested? Head over and get it now... https://www.raspberrypi.org/helloworld Follow @CH9 Follow @coding4fun Follow @gduncan411 Source link ...
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Geospatial Functions in Azure Stream Analytics

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 overlap to generate alerts, easily kick-off necessary workflows, and more. Source link ...
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PGA Tour, The Big Game Collection, Xbox App | This Week On Windows

http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/5304a20bcb5a411f9651a70e01588eb5/PGATour.mp4 This Week on Windows: We’re showing you some top tips for using the Xbox app, we’ve got everything you need for the big game and we’re teeing up a great time with the PGA. Source link ...
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OneDrive | Design and Develop Apps for Surface Hub

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 ...
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Entity Framework Core | Visual Studio Toolbox

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 mappings and encapsulated collections [23:20]Turning change tracking off for a DBContext [36:45]In-Memory provider for unit testing [44:55]Using the .NET Core CLI for migrations [1:08:40] Source link ...
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Inventory and Store System – Part 2 (Scriptable Objects) | .GAME

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.ResourcesGitHub RepoMonoBehavior Talk at DotNetConfScriptable Object Manual & APIProperty Drawers Source link ...
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Kinect Motion Recorder, Small Basic Style

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. Push [] button to replay.Have fun!"Project Information URL: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/smallbasic/2017/01/09/small-basic-kinect-motion-recorder/Project Source URL: http://smallbasic.com/program/?NVH911Follow @CH9Follow @Coding4FunFollow @gduncan411 Source link ...
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Utilizing Keyboard Shortcuts in Visual Studio

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 export keyboard mappings, how to define and create entire keyboard mapping schemes, and how to install and activate keyboard mapping schemes within Visual Studio. Justin also demonstrates some existing shortcuts for managing tool windows inside Visual Studio, including: opening, closing and hiding individual tool windows; navigating and cycling through tool windows; toggling tool window state; and hiding all tool windows with a single command.He also shows off some of the new keyboard mapping schemes that were developed to assist users migrating from different IDEs.- Hot Keys: Visual Studio Extension that imports several new keyboard mapping schemes http://aka.ms/hotkeys- Hot Commands: Provides additional commands and shortcuts for enhanced productivity http://aka.ms/hotcommands Source link ...
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Question and Answer Bot | Web Hack Wednesday

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 ...
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