Introduction to Windows Mixed Reality

Guest blog by Simon Jackson MVP Windows Mixed Reality Learn to build mixed reality experiences for HoloLens and immersive headsets https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/mixed-reality The Hardware *All prices are subject to change and based on current published figures As you can see each device has a very similar look and feel based on Microsoft’s base specification, providing: 1,440…

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Microsoft IoT Roadshow – watch it anywhere! 22nd and 25th August 2017

The Hackster Microsoft Roadshow is brought to you by Hackster.io. This is an exploratory, first look workshop into how IoT leverages cloud technologies. We’re providing two sessions so that no matter what time zone you’re in, you’ll have a chance to watch. The two sessions are identical. This five hour workshop is designed primarily for…

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Windows Template Studio

If your interested in building an app for Windows 10 UWP then there is now a easier way to get started and be provided guidance to create new projects that target the Universal Windows Platform. Windows Template Studio uses a dev-friendly wizard to get your UWP apps. The Windows Template Studio provides a wizard which…

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Microsoft Dream Build Play Game Development Competition $200,000 in prizes

Calling all game developers Push the boundaries of creativity and challenge yourself to craft experiences that deeply engage your players. This competition is open to all developers, working solo or in teams of up to seven. Create a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) game for one of the categories below by December 31, 2017 and you’ll…

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Joining the Hololens Developer community

So over the past few weeks I have so many academic interested in AR/VR or mixed reality as me question about Hololens. Firstly I am not a member of the Hololens team and have no details on HoloLens other than what is on the public web and you should always check out the official developer…

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Kinect functionality available to UWP apps on Windows 10.

    Important developments updates with the Kinect DK which now allow functionality available to UWP apps Another key feature of the new APIs is that they are designed to work with the Kinect sensor but with any other sensors capable of delivering rich data streams. So to facilitate this the Kinect driver is now…

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Hololens for Academia

    October 12, 2016 marks another major milestone for us. Each of these moments bring us closer to a more personal way of interacting with technology.  Technology empower us to go further together, making it possible for people to communicate, create and collaborate more easily than ever before: January 21, 2015: we introduced Microsoft…

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Windows 10 – UWP Community Toolkit

  The Windows UWP Community Toolkit, is a new project that enables the developer community to collaborate and contribute new capabilities on top of the SDK. The toolkit has been designed with these goals in mind: 1. Simplified app development: The toolkit includes new capabilities (helper functions, custom controls and app services) that simplify or…

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Microsoft Build Tour London 14th June 2016 at Chelsea Football Club

London 14th June 2016 Where? Chelsea Football ClubStamford Bridge, Fulham Road London, England SW6 1HS The Build Tour will include the best of Microsoft’s annual BUILD conference with additional focus on relevant content for ISVs and App Developers. As a developer, you can expect: Keynote, presentations and demos representing The Best of BUILD Ask the…

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Want to capture screenshoots for documentation – Steps Recorder in Windows 10

  Mircrosoft Steps Recorder in Windows 10, saves a screen shot every time you click somewhere. So after browsing a website, playing a game or interacting with an application, you get a web file with all steps and screen shots that can be saved to disk or be shown as a slide show.   To…

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