For Gamers from an ex-gamer

Some time ago I was a very active player in a popular MMORPG, and raided from time to time with the others in the game. When we raided and we were more or less successful we always wanted to record a video to share our progress. But at that time I had no software capable…

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Windows Live enhances student projects

At the moment Iā€™m involved in two student projects that we manage through Windows Live Services. In this article I want to explain why we chose Windows Live as a working platform. We were looking for a solution to share documents and manage a project for a team of students that are not living in…


Kinect

Hi all, This week I decided to make a blog post about the most impressive release of these last weeks: Xbox Kinect. I’ve been really dubitative about this project since its beginning but I finally bought it and did some test with it. This post will mainly explain some technical details and then my personal…

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Kinect game device opens new ways

Already a short time after it came out, the kinect game device shows that it could be much more than just a gaming tool. Several computer scientists and smart programmers found their ways to use the device for their own projects, out oft the intended gaming environment. The huge interest in this device shows its…

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Analytics Tools for WP7 Apps

Hi all, Microsoft has partnered with PreEmptive Solutions to provide for free Runtime Intelligence for Windows Phone 7. For those of you that have been publishing apps on the Marketplace, you might have noticed that the actual integrated reporting tool is not the best one you could find (they will be a enhanced one coming…

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Hacking at TechEd 2010 in Berlin!

Back home from Berlin – 5 days filled with new technologies, new contacts to really cool people, lots of great ideas,.. Actually I planned to blog daily about things I’ve learned at TechEd. Really soon I’ve realized that this wasn’t possible – nine am until seven pm some of the greatest technical sessions I’ve ever seen and…

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WP7 Marketplace open + free Programming Windows Phone 7 ebook + new free Silverlight for windows phone toolkit

Hello! This time I’ve got really exciting news; in fact its a bundle of great news: Windows Phone Marketplace is open for Windows Phone 7 applicationshttp://create.msdn.com/ …in order to submit an App/Game you first need to program it – here is a link to a free ebook about programming windows phone 7:http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoft_press/archive/2010/10/28/free-ebook-programming-windows-phone-7-by-charles-petzold.aspxIt’s the best compilation of…

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XNA Impressions

  Hi @ all This is going to be my first blogpost here and my first blogpost at all ! So please don’t expect too much šŸ˜‰ Last week I was presenting a little workshop for YMITS and how to develop applications for round  two, as part of our “Fachgruppen-Workshop” in Basel. I presented a…


Join the Swiss PDC10@Trivadis event and win a Windows Phone 7!

Hi folks! Would be nice to see you at the Swiss PDC10@Trivadis event on 28th of october in Zurich! What is the PDC?Since 1991, the PDC has been the epicenter of Microsoft’s biggest platform announcements. This year will be no exception. Leading-edge developers and architects will gather in Redmond this October to hear firsthand from…

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New Windows Live Messenger

Hi everyone, I now use the new version of Windows Live Messenger for a longer time and like share my impression with you, especially when you haven’t changed to the new version yet. The best and really nice feature is the integration of social networks, for example Facebook. You can follow the newest posts and…

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