Project Westminster/Hosted Web Apps

I wanted to share some really great resources for people that are interested in learning more about web apps. Jeff Burtoft shared these with me, and I’ve found them very helpful. Hopefully you will too! –        What are the things need to take in consideration when packaging a website W: http://blogs.windows.com/buildingapps/2015/07/06/project-westminster-in-a-nutshell/ M: http://www.thishereweb.com/manifoldjs-building-simple-hosted-web-apps/ M: http://www.html5hacks.com/blog/2015/08/06/manifoldjs-quick-start/…

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Next Chapter at Microsoft

Howdy friends, As always, thank you for visiting my blog. Today’s post will not be of the usual kind. There will no be talk of virtual reality, no code snippets. This is an announcement of sorts. I wanted to let you know that I have moved roles within Microsoft. I am still in DX (Developer Experience…

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Gaze Detection with Unity & Oculus Rift

Hey guys, I’ve been exploring things in Unity that look especially cool with the Oculus Rift on, and one of my favorite things is when objects appear seemingly out of nowhere. ie you look to the left, you look away, and when you look back there is a new object there. Some people call this…

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oculus 0.4.4 sdk with Unity 4.6 error "does not contain a definition for worldspace"

I kept getting this error when integrating oculus 0.4.4 with Unity 4.6.0 beta 20 assets/ovr/scripts/util/ovrmainmenu.cs(252,43); error CS0117;unityengine.rendermode does not contain a definition for ‘worldspace’ i tried several things. uninstalling and reinstalling the runtime, many reboots, examining the scripts etc. i also couldn’t seem to find the answer online. the fix ended up being to update…

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Joystick Input in Unity using Xbox360 Controller

This is a tutorial on how you can use Xbox 360 Controller for joystick input in Unity.If you’ve ever tried on an Oculus Rift, you will know that it is rather annoying to have to find the WASD on a keyboard. It usually means you have to take the headset on and off. If you…

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having Oculus Rift DK2 set up issues?

I feel like this is a necessary blog post since the two times I have set up the DK2 I have ran into issues. Maybe it is me, but if it is you too then at least you will have this resource. So when I first plug in the DK2, my computer did not pick…

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Oculus Rift DK2 Unboxing Video

I recorded a video of me unwrapping the Oculus Rift Dk2!! Special thanks to @codemash for loaning me this headset.   

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Integrating the Oculus Rift into Unity

This post is about how I integrated the Oculus Rift into my Unity game. My game (Mysterious Mushrooms) is a First Person Shooter, so to put it simply I replaced the 3d first person character controller with the OVR controller, then changed some settings. You would need to optimize the settings specifically to your game,…

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Setting up the Oculus Rift DK1

 This post is for people who literally just got their hands on an Oculus Rift and are just starting out. I will outline my experience setting up and integrating the Oculus Rift Developer Kit 1, as that is what I have. Setting up the Headset Remove the headset from the box. It comes with an…

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Mysterious Mushrooms with Oculus Rift

I’ve recently decided to start delving into Virtual Reality because I find it awesomely fascinating. I have integrated the Oculus Rift into my Mysterious Mushrooms game that you may already be familiar with. The experience is… mysterious, to say the least 😉  

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