Sailrite App

Are you a sailor?  Do you need to know how to maintain your sails?  Then the Sailrite app with super useful videos will show you how to maintain your canvas.  You can download this Widows 8 app here –> http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-us/app/sailrite-videos/de929596-7f2b-4e98-b442-3beb834ef179.

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Best Of Build Slides and Examples

Thanks for joining me in Waukesha for the best of build on 11/16.  Here are my slides and examples from the day: http://www.martinschray.com/bestOfBuild/BestOfBuild%20-%20Customer.zip

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XPlatformCloudKit Location

You can find the XPlatformCloudKit from this location: https://github.com/winappkits/XPlatformCloudKit. Where can you get the Windows Store Image Processor?  https://aka.ms/WSIP Link to my slides from the 11-22 XPlatformCLoudKit http://sdrv.ms/1aMHsIK

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Student App – Sleepr Published in Windows 8 Store

An Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) student, Ray, worked on this app as time permitted for the past few weeks.  What started as an idea for a http://Monkeybars.cc hackathon (way to go Taylor and Manny) continued to take shape and become an app.  Microsoft was a sponsor and I and others (David Giard, Sonal Mane)…

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Pointers to Windows 8.1 getting started resources

Nice Window 8.1 getting started resources: Have a Windows 8 app XAML app and are looking to migrate to Windows 8.1? Here is useful information on changes that you should review http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/dn263110.aspx Have a Windows 8 JavaScript HTML app and are looking to migrate to Windows 8.1? Here is useful information on changes that you…

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Updated APIs In Windows 8.1

Updated APIs in Windows 8.1 http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/bg182889.aspx User Interface Input Controls HTML5/CSS XAML Devices Geolocation Proximity Graphics and media Direct3D Direct2D Direct Write PlayTo Comms and data Contacts Services Bing Azure mobile

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New Windows 8.1 APIs Reference

New Windows 8.1 APIs – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/bg182410.aspx Devices Point of Service http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/bg182882.aspx#two supports barcode scanners and magnetic stripe readers USB – for devices to don’t have an in-box driver – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/bg182882.aspx#three HID – Human Interface Devices (using Bluetooth, Bluetooth LE, USB, or I2C http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/bg182882.aspx#one Keyboards, pointing devices, front-panel swtiches such as knobs and sliders, data glove,…

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2/3 Some of my apps and games to check out

Here are few games and apps of mine to check out. Game/App Title Where to get it Game World Flag Match http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/app/world-flag-match-game/b44c1969-c2d8-496e-b05e-f0d869cf04f5 Game Run Squirrel Extreme http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-us/app/run-squirrel-run-extreme/844485b8-df19-48e8-a4bb-44afbbb1b576 App Ferrari F40 http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/app/ferrari-f40/6837c087-636e-4ff2-bf94-4e38ff767a29

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Windows 8 App Makeover Challenge

Did you build a starter kit app or game before July during one of my campus events? Here is an opportunity to do a app/game makeover and publish it was a sparkling new app. Take the Windows 8 App Makeover Challenge for your chance to win $75 for your higher quality app. You can see…

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Integrating Windows 8 Sharing into the Run Prey Starter Kit

The code below is snippet from the Run Prey starter kit.  This code will allow your app to respond to Windows 8 sharing requests when you are at the start of the game, between levels or at the end of the game.  How do you activate sharing?  Use the Windows Key+C and then select sharing…

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