Mixed Reality Immersive– A Beginners guide to building for MR

Guest post by Simon Jackson MVP Windows Development With the recent release of the Microsoft Mixed Reality headsets, controllers and the awesome Fall Creators update for Windows 10, it has never been a better time to immerse yourself in to the Mixed Reality space. We say Mixed Reality, as unlike traditional VR products and solutions,…

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Hosting your Unity game on Azure

Guest blog by MVP David Renton on developing and publishing a Unity game to a hosted Web site on Azure. Exercise 1 – Setting up and configuring Azure You can use Microsoft Azure to host your game online as a WebGL app, since as a student you qualify for free access to many of the…

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Building a game assistant using Unity3d, Blender and QnA Maker

Guest blog by Horatiu Ilie,  I have been a Microsoft Student Partner for more than one year now. I am currently a 3rd year Computer Science Student at University College London   I am a huge fan of Artificial Intelligence. I love all types of programming, from web development to building Machine Learning solutions and,…

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Visual Studio for Mac

Visual Studio for Mac brings the IDE loved by millions to the Mac. It offers developers an integrated environment to build, debug, test, and deploy apps, games, and services for mobile, web, and cloud. Teams across PC and Mac can share code seamlessly by relying on the same solutions and projects. With access to the…

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Heading to Seattle – Team Pocket Sized Hands UK Imagine Cup National Finalist

  Guest post by Gary McCartan from Abertay University on his teams Imagine Cup experience. Bringing our game Honeypot Espionage to the Imagine Cup UK Finals was an exciting and intimidating experience. Last year the Imagine Cup had different Categories for the competition. Games, innovation and World Citizenship. This year, these groups had been scrapped…

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Welcome to Windows Mixed Reality

  This week, at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, we shared the next step in our mixed reality journey. As we continue to build on the momentum of the past year, starting this month we will begin to ship developer edition headsets created in partnership with Acer to our developer partners. To…

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Azure Cloud–GPU for DataScience and Academic Activities such as Cloud Rendering

I am really excited in the way some UK Universities are using Azure GPU Cloud services, back in Dec 2016 we announced the general availability of the Azure N-Series. GPU Cloud Compute services.  The availability of Cloud GPU was certainly a interest point for students, academics and researchers and I had a number of UK…

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Announcing the Judges for Imagine Cup World Wide Final

Imagine Cup is a magical time at Microsoft. It’s a time when young student developers from all over the globe descend upon Seattle to share their visions for transforming the world around them through the power of technology. A few weeks ago, we unveiled an exciting lineup of 35 student developer teams that will compete…

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Team Sapient from University of South Wales Imagine Cup 2016 World Finalist

A group of computer game developers from the University of South Wales (USW) are through to the world finals of a global competition run by Microsoft. Team Sapient – made up of Masters students Riccardo Deluca, Ciaran Harty, Michael Harty and Thomas Mahoney – were named the winners of the Games category at the UK…

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