Windows Developer Roundup for 02.25.2011

This week, The Code Project held a virtual tech summit, The Code Project Virtual tech summit covered some advanced Visual Studio presentations and information for agile developers.  If you’re interested in watching the presentations, register for the CodeProject virutal tech summit and you can watch the talks online. The new Windows Hardware Developer Center launched this week…

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Windows Touch Game Programming in DirectX 10

 My CodeProject Entries In late 2009, Ian Backlund and I released a game we were working on that showcased Windows Touch.  You can download the sample associated with this project on the Code Gallery page for Windows Touch Game Programming in DirectX 10. The following post is just a re-release of the documentation. Game Overview…

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Windows Developer Center Updates for 02/18/2011

This week, I published a blog post on Windows Touch: 3D Manipulation and Custom Gestures in C++.  In that post I covered some interesting nuances with WIndows Touch that Reed Townsend showcased at PDC 2009.  The first key point was creating a “WM_TOUCH message sliding window” which averages touch messages to give a smoother touch experience in some cases. …

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Custom Gestures for 3D Manipulation Using Windows Touch in C++

My CodeProject Entries My CodeProject Entries   At PDC 2009, Reed Townsend presented some very exciting multitouch samples in a presentation: Windows Touch Deep Dive. The following video shows the presentation: This blog post covers the code behind the custom 3D manipulations that were presented.  You can download the 3D manipulations code sample for this from my server.  Note…

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Windows Developer Center Updates for 2/11/2011

This week we released a new Windows Touch whitepaper, I posted the code to this blog for one of the PDC samples showcasing best practices for Windows Touch, and I had a major facepalm when I realized the developer center could use an overhaul.  The theme of the moment for the developer center content is Touch…

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Is it just me or does the redesigned Windows developer center need work?

My CodeProject Entries I just got out of a meeting with someone who told me they received rather unanimous feedback that the Windows Developer Center, the site I manage, is painful for developers.  I agree with them for the following reasons: There’s marketing content all over the center and it’s difficult to discern between it and…

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Creating Windows Touch Control Frameworks in C++ (PhotoStrip)

My CodeProject Entries At PDC 2009, Reed Townsend presented some very exciting multitouch samples in a presentation: Windows Touch Deep Dive.  The following video shows the presentation:     Many customers have been asking about how to properly handle multiple window objects and the first half of his presentation does a great job explaining the…

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Windows Developer Center Updates for 2/4/2011

I finally published the article and video for the content I have been working on about hacking the Bamboo Pen and Touch for Windows Touch programming.  Apologies for the audio quality, I really could have used a mic!  You can see the article and video on my blog here: Simulate Windows Touch with TUIO Drivers…

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