Kinect 4 Windows V2 – Unity3D 5

With the recent announcements at GDC2015 from Unity about their new licensing model I thought I would update my Kinect and Unity3d post as now a pro Unity license is no longer a requirement. I installed Unity 5 and chose…

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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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Windows Store Apps Icon Generator

Originally I developed this icon tool to help people to quickly build windows store and windows phone apps using the Web Application Template which is a tool designed to wrap web content and allow it to plug easily into native…

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Kinect 4 Windows V2 – in the browser

For the older Kinect v1.0 there was a sample included with the Kinect SDK which provided browser compatibility. The general idea is that the Kinect SDK can be used to retrieve the various Kinect data streams i.e., the RGB stream,…

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Visual Studio 2015 Preview – Mobile C++

C++ has long been a great option for cross-platform mobile development particularly in the cases where you might have an existing C++ codebase or you have certain types of performance considerations. For this article I am going to constrain the…

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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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Visual Studio 2015 Preview + ASP.NET 5

  I have been following the progression of ASP.NET in particular in relation to the changes made for ASP.NET 5. Iā€™m going to take a look under the covers of Visual Studio 2015 preview at the command line underpinnings of…

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A Lap Around the Kinect for Windows V2 SDK

  A recording from a recent talk with Mike Taulty at NDC LONDON 2014 Content and demos, including: Intro to the Kinect v2 for Windows Hardware and SDK Architecture of the Kinect V2 software components Programming Model Body tracking data…

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