Monthly Archives: December 2012
Thanks to everyone who attended my “Azure as the backbone” web-api based talk today @DevTeachConfere in Montreal.
Demo code can be found on my sky-drive here.
See how easy it is to create a web-api based app using the Visual Studio 2012 wizard, deploy it to Azure and then create Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 apps that uses the service from within Azure.
Going through these examples you’ll see that there was very little code required in order to get these Windows 8/Windows Phone 8 apps connected to the web-api based Azure app.
Please note that the web-api MVC 4 project uses a bunch of NuGet packages, automatically installed by the wizard within my project.
Write me or comment for questions!
Thanks to everybody who attended my session about practical kinect at the Dev-Teach conference (@devteachconfere) today, to hear about the Kinect SDK, the different types of interactions and the way to implement them in Windows.
The demo code can be downloaded from my SkyDrive: here
The demo code includes two solutions:
KinectPointers: demonstrating how to react to hand movement by moving the mouse and generating a mouse click upon a 1 second hover at a certain position
KinectWPFDemo: demonstrating how to create a media-player that uses postures to play, pause, fast-forward, rewind and alter the playback volume.
I’d love to hear your suggestions for practicle apps using the Kinect SDK!