My first Screencast Series covering Windows Touch in C++/Win32 is Live!

A few months ago, I worked on some very simple samples that demonstrate how to program Windows touch applications in Win32 using GDI for drawing and C++ as the underlying programming language.  C++ Source code accompanying the Windows Touch Screencasts is available on code gallery.  Appologies for the video not properly embedding, the embed code on…

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Windows Developer Center Roundup for 03.18.2011

The following updates were perfomed this week for the center: We released some updates to the Accessibility Center.  I highlighted the best Windows Touch samples that I’m aware of in a blog post.  Accessibility Center Update:The accessibility center added an impressive new training resource: the Accessibility Training Course and Resource Materials.  This disk image has tutorials…

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Windows Developer Roundup for 03.11.2011

This week, we have been working hard on new accessibility training for the web and released the updated 3D Manipulations in Windows Touch sample.  We shared some of the work that has been done to update the developer center. Releases for this week Accessibility Training for the Web The accessibility training for the web includes a…

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Windows Developer Roundup for 03.04.2011

This week, a couple new samlpes were unleashed into the wild and some updates to some sample documentation also have been released.  We have been making some headway on improvements to the developer center in an effort to make it easier to find the resources that developers want,  need, or are looking for. Releases 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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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 News for the week of August 27th 2010

It’s almost September and we’ll be pushing a lot of content over the next month targeting Windows touch. There are a few screencasts in the works that cover the basics of Windows Touch and Windows programming.  Keep an eye on the Windows developer center for new Windows Touch content over the next few weeks!  Also, follow us…

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