[Video] Talk on transpiling C/C++ to JavaScript with Emscripten

Writing code for multiple platforms can be a lot of work. It can be even more work to have to completely rewrite it for each one, too. What if you wrote an application in C++, but wanted it to be displayed in the browser somehow? Well now, with a tool called Emscripten, that’s possible. Emscripten……


Interview with Chris Charla from ID@Xbox, LevelUp on Channel9

  Chris Charla, Director of ID@Xbox, discusses independent development on Xbox One and Windows 10. [00:57] – Who is Chris Charla [03:25] – What is ID@Xbox and how does it work? [04:58] – Windows 10 and the Universal App Platform [08:35] – Why be a part of ID@Xbox on Windows 10? [10:17] – What’s the……


Lifehack: Record video footage with Windows 10 Game DVR

So I play a lot of games (Heroes of the Storm!) and I frequently want to record what I’m doing, so that I can provide commentary for others, but also so that I can learn from my mistakes. I generally use a tool like Camtasia for my recording and editing, especially outside of gaming, but……


Lifehack: Quickly share photos online with Snipping Tool++

I frequently want to share screenshots with my social network, usually through Twitter, but haven’t found a simple way to do it until today. Previously, I’d have to use the Windows Snipping Tool, which I wrote about here, and then go to a service like Imgur, copy the image into the browser, wait for it……


Links from the latest newsletters

In the past, I’ve been posting that week’s newsletter on here nearly immediately after it went out to your emails. What I’ve decided to do recently was send out the newsletter every TWO weeks instead of each week, and now post this once a month, thereby combining the newsletters. I have had a nice couple……


Tutorials: Creating your first website with Azure

My Tech Evangelist colleagues, Joe Raio and Brian Sherwin, have create a great set of video tutorials on how to create your own website using Azure. This is part of Microsoft’s Choose to Code campaign, which guides your middle and high school students through a series of online tutorials walking them through the process of creating and……


Submitting feature requests through the Windows Feedback tool

While looking to request a feature for our Edge browser, I was pointed towards the Windows Feedback tool, which is build into Windows 10. You can get to it by searching for “Feedback” in your windows applications on the start screen. Specifically, I wanted to request the ability to mute individual tabs in Edge, as……


[Video] Web Dev workshop

During this web development session I cover the history of web dev for the first 30 minutes, as well as showcase some examples of what is possible on the web today. Following that, I go through a workshop with students where we cover the Kahn Academy’s introduction to HTML/CSS course, which can be found here….


[Video] Creating art assets for games workshop

During this session I go over various tools and technologies for creating art assets for games, in both 2D and 3D. Some tools I cover include photoshop, crazy bump, and Unity. The post [Video] Creating art assets for games workshop appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft.


Share your HoloLens app ideas

Starting today, Tuesday December 1st, we’re inviting developers to suggest ideas for apps they want to see on HoloLens. Microsoft will develop the community’s favorite idea into an open source sample. The campaign runs in three parts: •      Idea Submission. December 1st-January 11th. Anyone can visit http://hololens.com/shareyouridea to suggest ideas and vote on ideas they……