Future Decoded UK 2016 AR/VR Track Sessions

Following my intro post to Future Decoded AR/VR track here is the session information (see https://futuredecoded.microsoft.com/technical-day/ for updates and further information). A huge thanks to VISR VR and Vuforia. Building Virtual Worlds Abstract: Building virtual worlds presents new challenges to…

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Reasons To 2016

Sketch by Caroline Vermeulen This week I headed down to Brighton to speak at Reasons to be Creative for the first time. Meeting Mike Brondbjerg there reminded me of this project http://peted.azurewebsites.net/ms-band-server/ which connected data from a Microsoft Band to…

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MS Health Bot Tutorial

This is a step-by-step guide to writing an Bot in C# using the Bot Framework Connector SDK .NET template. You will need to have collected some sleep data using a Microsoft Band and have had that synchronised up to the…

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Windows Phone Mobile VR Update

Its over a year now since I published these two blog posts: Windows Phone Mobile VR (Gyro Head Tracking in Unity3D) Windows Phone Mobile VR (Stereoscopic Rendering + Lens Distortion in Unity 3D) which discussed some introductory topics around mobile…

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metro background audio c# (release preview)

Peter Daukintis I have just updated the sample I created for this previous post metro background audio c# (consumer preview). I have re-jigged the code to work with Win 8 Release Preview and have spruced the ui up a little…

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Nokia Lumia 800 Developer Gift

A few months back Nokia announced their intention to provide developers with windows phone hardware in the shape of 25000 Lumia 800s (see http://www.winrumors.com/nokia-giving-away-25000-lumia-800-windows-phones-to-developers/). The gifts are available under the following criteria: "Currently a Nokia Developer Champion or Nokia Launchpad…

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RIA Services Development Tips

by Peter Daukintis Service Calls Use Fiddler to diagnose the WCF service call traffic! Fiddler won’t monitor localhost by default so see the information here http://www.fiddlertool.com/Fiddler/Help/hookup.asp#Q-LocalTraffic to get this working. I replaced localhost with ipv4.fiddler in the url and then…

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