Typical Architecture for a Cloud Based Gaming Services

  Microsoft Azure is a pretty impressive array of Platform, Infrastructure and software services But what if you want a Solution for Games based on Azure? Here is a typical Architecture for building a Game infrastructure hosted in Azure 1.User connects to front end server to access the gaming app 2.Azure DNS resolves the app…

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How to land your dream job

Your next employer is going to look you up online. You can influence what they see by creating an online resume. In this series of posts we share everything you need to create an online resume! Where can I host it? Consider hosting it with Microsoft Azure. Students get basic web hosting for free on…

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ID@Xbox coming to Windows 10

  Last week I was out at GDC here a quick review of the key announcements.   Microsoft had a number of sessions see my earlier post http://blogs.msdn.com/b/uk_faculty_connection/archive/2015/02/10/gdc-microsoft-sessions-march-2nd-5th-2015.aspx Chris Charla, Director of Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program gave a talk at GDC entitled New Opportunities for Independent Developers, covering many of the changes coming to Xbox and…

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Microsoft Cloud Gaming Day 19 Jan 2015

There’s a new trend in gaming called cloud gaming. What’s cloud gaming all about? Think of the cloud. Now, think of gaming. The UK is a hotbed for great games innovation, and Microsoft is committed to helping startups and independent games developers accelerate their route to market. Watch the videos from the event available at…

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Wordament and Cloud Gaming

One of the most successful word games on phones and tables is Wordament. The game is played by thousands of players, every day. It’s played on Windows phones, tablets, and PC, phones and tablets from Apple, and devices built on Android—including Kindle devices. It’s played around the world in over a dozen languages. And it’s…

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Visual Studio Graphics Analyzer IDE now in Visual Studio 2013 Update 3

Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 RC (Download) Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 RC (Download)isual Studio Graphics Analyzer IDE is a new feature of Visual Studio 2013 update 3 which is a dedicated space for analyzing graphics frames With the updates to Visual Studio 2013 the  Graphics Diagnostics tool is now running in the Performance and…

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Visual Studio Graphics Diagnostics (VSGD) now in VisualStudio 2013 Update3

VSGD is a new is a tool to help diagnose graphics rendering and performance issues in DirectX apps which has been made available with Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 RC (Download) So where do you find VSGD VSGD is a new option under the DEBUG->Graphics->Start Diagnostics menu or you can quick access the feature by…

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Unity and the Windows 8 & Windows Phone Opportunity

The Unity 5.0 lowdown There’s plenty to look forward to in Unity 5. Thanks to UNITY Teleporter demo you can see just how versatile our new physically-based shader is. Plus, get an overview of what you can expect from it here. New GUI this summer Learn about how the new Unity GUI  and with less…

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