Video Tutorials on WinRT app development

My team at Microsoft did a day long webcast on WinRT app development. Please find the video recordings below. Introduction to WinRT app development – http://sdrv.ms/RTp3SL Building WinRT apps using C#/XAML – http://sdrv.ms/RTpc8X Building WinRT apps using JS/HTML – Part 1 – http://sdrv.ms/Pj2SD8 Building WinRT apps using JS/HTML – Part 2 (Contracts / Tiles /…

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A quick comparison of ‘getting started’ on Windows Phone 7 Development and Android Development

My friends and me were having a casual chat on WP7 development and Android Development and slowly that became a hands-on session of ‘getting started’ on both the platforms. A quick comparison on getting started on Android and WP7. Android WP7 1. Download Eclipse 1. Install Visual Studio express 2010 2. Download ADT for Eclipse….

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Azure Management Cmdlets

What’s Azure Management Cmdlets: Azure Management Cmdlets is a set of Windows PowerShell Cmdlets for complete Azure management. It consists of 80 cmdlets to manage your Azure Storage (Tables, Blobs and Queues), Hosted Services (Deployment, Storage Services, Affinity Groups and Guest OS), and Diagnostics. It also includes cmdlets to back up your storage account data…

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buddyHome in brief

buddyHome is a POC done by me (Ramaprasanna Chellamuthu) @ Microsoft Bangalore, India. buddyHome consists of the following modules. 1. Cooking module Consists of a robotic arm connected to the buddyHome core system. It has timer inbuilt that will cook for the specific amount of time and alert the user when the cooking is complete….

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buddyHome – My Hobby Project

Playing with technology is my hobby. Around 11 months back a question stuck my mind. “Why can’t I create my dream home’”. That was the start of this project buddyHome. With buddyHome my entire home becomes my buddy. It can see me, talk to me, interact with me and even assist me. My buddyHome in…

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NASA+Microsoft Programming Competition

At the PDC last year, you may have seen that NASA and Microsoft made a number of announcements.  New data apis in Codename Dallas, a Silverlight+ASP.NET MVC 2 site on Azure…. but did you realize they also launched a programming competition? NASA has hundreds of thousands of images from their missions to Mars. With the…

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Windows Phone – Unveiled

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/presskits/windowsphone/videogallery.aspx  Windows Phone in short 1. Better Connectivity (Productivity + entertainment + social networking) 2. Better experience (live tiles) 3. Better organise (One elegant look for my ‘live calendar’ + ‘Office calendar’ in one screen)   Not only the phones are an intimate piece of hardware, it is a reflection of who you are. Experience…

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Configuring VM size in Windows Azure

Post PDC November 09 Microsoft introduced the options for the developers to have custom VM sizes in Widows Azure cloud. In this article let’s see how one can go about configuring the VMsize in Windows Azure application. Step 1: Go to the Role properties     Step 2: Under the configuration tab, you will find…

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Error when compiling Azure app in Visual studio 2010 Beta

If you are trying to compile an Azure app in Visual studio 2010 Beta and if you encounter an error mentioned below “”” The version of the windows azure sdk currently installed is not compatible with this version of Windows Azure tools for Microsoft Visual studio. Please download and install the latest version of both…

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Zeollar – Technologists ‘Live’ everyday

A Microsoft India DPE initiative that gets you the latest technical content on a daily basis in different channels. Think of it like a personal television that switches on every day at a specified hour allowing you to switch channels and view the channel of your interest. http://zeollar.cloudapp.net/

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