Get started writing games for Windows 10 – Part 2

Happy Holidays! Way back in Part 1, we looked at how to set up a Windows 10 UWP app that would use MonoGame to draw some sprites on the screen. If you are wondering how to move things around the screen in a non-XAML kind of way, MonoGame is perhaps one of the simplest ways…

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Popular apps on Mac vs. Windows

Thinking of switching / dual-OS-using Mac and Windows, but not sure if your favorite app is available? Here’s a list of the apps I use. Which ones do you need?  

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How to build and run a HoloLens app in Unity using the Emulator

Here’s how to set up a development environment to write HoloLens apps, even if you don’t have a HoloLens. You will need a PC running the latest Windows 10, a game controller and a copy of Unity. The free Personal edition of Unity, will work fine. It won’t do any harm to have Visual Studio installed…

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Keyboard and Trackpad shortcuts for Mac vs. Windows

Updated: Added a few more If you’re moving between a Mac system and a Windows 10 system, you might find you’ll need to reconfigure your muscle memory a little. Here’s a handy summary if you need help. You also might find a useful shortcut you haven’t used before.. Keyboard shortcuts Trackpad shortcuts Note: On a…

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