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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wp8 streamsocket

Building on previous StreamSocket-related posts http://babaandthepigman.wordpress.com/2012/04/07/streamsocket-example-c-metro/ and http://babaandthepigman.wordpress.com/2012/10/12/metro-app-and-kinect-voice-control/ which use socket code for Windows Store apps and for Windows 8 desktop I decided to try the code on Windows Phone 8. I have recently bought a Lumia 920 so am…

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metro app and kinect voice control

Peter Daukintis Recently I had a need to reacquaint myself with the latest Kinect SDK. v1.6 has just been released and is downloadable from here Kinect SDK. So I downloaded it and started playing around with some code and it…

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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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Streamsocket example c# metro

Peter Daukintis This is a very basic example of socket communication in a c# metro-style application using StreamSocket and StreamSocketListener. It mirrors the Simple StreamSocket example in msdn here http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/windowsapps/StreamSocket-Sample-8c573931 which is coded in c++ and javascript but no c#.…

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wp7–JSON parsing

Peter Daukintis I’m writing this mainly as a central place to store this code as I need to use it frequently – hopefully it will help others also. Supposing I have a web service that I want to call that…

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metro c# webapi client

Peter Daukintis For my own purposes I wanted to create a test application which I can use as a test-bed to experiment with user interface aspects of Metro. I decided to create a simple REST web service and make create/read/update/delete…

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skydrive upload c# metro

Peter Daukintis A preview of the latest Live SDK for Metro apps can be downloaded here https://connect.microsoft.com/site1226. This is for usage with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview (Note that the SDK is a preview version with no go-live license). After…

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metro background audio c# (consumer preview)

Peter Daukintis Some changes occurred in the consumer preview release of Windows 8 regarding background audio; the steps required to get it working are outlined in this forum post http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-AU/winappswithcsharp/thread/2d3496df-a145-4d87-be08-aadd5a8098e2 The steps are Create a MediaElement and set it’s AudioCategory…

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