Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide by Abhijit Jana book review

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Since the release of Kinect for PC I had the opportunity to take part and be involved with several Kinect based projects. Starting developing with the Kinect SDK is something that most .NET and native C++ developers can handle very easily. Just download and install the SDK, hook a Kinect device (you can use the Xbox Kinect, however you will need a power cable and do remember that it is just for the development process and some features, like near mode, will not work), run the Kinect toolkit browser, see the sample, read the document and open the source...

NDC 2012 TPL Dataflow Network Lecture

Thursday, June 7, 2012

In about an hour I am going to deliver a session about TDF, the new Thread Parallel Library Dataflow Network technology of .NET 4.5. In this post I'd like to provide the steps you need to start play with TDF and also the links to the lecture slides and demos.   To start use TDF: 1. Download Visual Studio 2012 RC, or use VS 2010 with the TDF CTP 2. Create a C# project and add a NuGet package of TDF 3. Add reference to System.Threading.Tasks 4. Write your code or download...

Message Only Window in for .NET Application

Monday, December 26, 2011

  Overview .NET is great platform, it speeds up the development process, you deal with your application logic and in most cases you don't need to know that there is whole Windows operating system down there. However sometimes you do need to program against Windows without the .NET assistance. As a Windows developer, you need to keep all your weapons ready, be it .NET, COM or C++ with the native Win32 API. In this article I am going to show how to deal with Windows Message based communication protocol within .NET application. Windows Messages In traditional User32.dll based Windows application the Windows...

MSDN Israel Event–Introducing Windows Azure

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Arnon and I would like to thank all the people that attended today the Introducing Windows Azure lecture. The feedbacks (verbal and written) were great, thank you. As I said in the lecture, one of the best ways to further learning how to develop to Windows Azure is the Windows Azure training kit. Beside that you can watch and read the materials from the last PDC. To those of you that couldn't come to this event, I will briefly describe what we delivered: In the first lecture we introduced the whole cloud concept, we showed...

Dozen good reasons to get up early after the TechEd party

Sunday, November 28, 2010

This is the fifth TechEd Eilat in a row that I will give a lecture. In previous TechEd I gave lecture with Noam King. This TechEd I have the honor to give a lecture with Vlad Azarkhin. We will show dozen of tools that every .NET developer has to have in his toolbox. We have created a short teaser that explains why you should get out from bed early the day after the big Party of the TechEd.
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Help me to use the Help System of VS 2010

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

One of the new features of VS 2010 is the new Help system. During the MVP Summit we have introduced to the new system which has very good foundation, but the viewer that comes with VS 2010 is lack of many features that we used to have and loved such as the TOC, Index, Synch TOC, etc.   Fortunately there is a tool (H3Viewer) that provides the missing features:   In the site you can also find the mshcMigrate tool that enable the migration of old MS Help files...
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Today! Gadi & Sahsa in the WPD User Group

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Don’t forget to come today to the WPD user group to hear Sasha & Gadi.  Gadi is going to talk about parallel programming and Sasha is going to talk about developing native application with the next version of Visual Studio.  We are lucky to have two very talented lecturers in one evening.    This is the agenda for today: Agenda 17:00-17:30 Gathering 17:30-17:45 PDC Essentials – Alon Fliess ...