Simplygon in Azure

I wrote a [previous blog post](http://peted.azurewebsites.net/hololensoptimising-with-simplygon/) about Simplygon a few years ago and the idea of optimising 3D meshes to enable running on a low powered device such as a HoloLens or mobile phone has cropped up on a number of occasions since. The content in the more recent projects have the additional requirement of being loaded into an app dynamically when requested by the app user

Blender in Azure

Blender has been receiving some well-deserved attention recently. In particular some big companies (including Microsoft) who understand the importance of this 3D content creation tool as we move towards a spatial computing-oriented landscape.

Holograms Catalogue–To the Cloud

In order to make the architecture from the first Holograms Catalogue post actually usable we’ll need a real cloud catalogue to retrieve the 3D models from. I’m not going to create a Web API at this point but we can…

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Band on the Run

I promised earlier (http://peted.azurewebsites.net/fake-microsoft-band/) to share some more details about the client-side of the Band on the Run project I have been working on alongside my colleague at Microsoft David Gristwood.We set the project up initially as a learning opportunity…

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Intro to Git in Visual Studio

I started with Git about three years ago and have used it on and off ever since and it has slowly become my version management system of choice. It can be frustrating to use at first as there would seem…

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Azure Website in 2 mins

Love that you can create a hosted website from the command line with a few simple commands: azure site create –git fromCmdLine copy con index.html <!DOCTYPE html> Hello Azure Website! [CTRL-Z] [ENTER] git add -A git commit -m “initial add”…

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Web Application Template Push Notifications

Web App Template The Web Application Template (WAT) is a great way to create a presence in the Windows App Stores if you already have a suitable web application. It provides a native application wrapper which provides code to hook…

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Azure websocket server with node.js and socket.io

Peter Daukintis If you haven’t previously done this download your Azure publish settings file from here https://windows.azure.com/download/publishprofile.aspx This will contain your management certificate and details for each of your Azure subscriptions.   If you have multiple Azure subscriptions ensure that…

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