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[#KINECTSDK] Do you build #Kinect apps without a Kinect V2 sensor? Check #KinectStudio and the new Kinect SDK V2

[#KINECTSDK] Do you build #Kinect apps without a Kinect V2 sensor? Check #KinectStudio and the new Kinect SDK V2

Hello! A long time ago, a very interesting tool was added in KinectSdk version 1.5: “Kinect Studio” (I wrote a review 2 years ago here). This tool allows us to record Kinect sessions including all sensor captured information, like camera feed or infrared feed. If you develop Kinect apps wich require very repetitive testing, this type of recording is […]

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[#VS2013] Free books for Visual Studio 2013 and Visual Studio 2015

[#VS2013] Free books for Visual Studio 2013 and Visual Studio 2015

Hello! I guess it is a Christmas offer or similar, however I see that these books are available for download in epub and pdf format these days. Visual Studio 2013 Design and development of applications with Visual Studio Development of applications with Visual Studio 2013 and Xamarin Windows Professional Visual Studio 2013 and Cordova Creating […]

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[#VS2015] Tag Admin, cool extension to manage WorkItems Tags

[#VS2015] Tag Admin, cool extension to manage WorkItems Tags

Hello! These 2 great developers Utkarsh Shigihalli and Tarun Arora, now bring us a panel to the Visual Studio IDE that we have been missing from a while: WorkItem Tags administrator . When you start using the tagging capabilities in TFS the working process becomes much more powerful. However, is a pity that from the Visual Studio IDE, we […]

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[#CODE] #HourOfCode: Thanks #Microsoft and plenty of fun for children !!!

[#CODE] #HourOfCode: Thanks #Microsoft and plenty of fun for children !!!

Hello! A couple of weeks ago I talked about the initiative of Hour of Code and how Microsoft Spain helped us with this initiative. For privacy reasons, I can not share my personal experience to everyone; but I must say it’s the most fun thing I’ve done during the year. However, I think I should encourage everyone to use […]

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[#HUMOR] Duckfooding, walks like a duck, swims like a duck, is yellow and uses batteries

[#HUMOR] Duckfooding, walks like a duck, swims like a duck, is yellow and uses batteries

Hello! As soon I saw this one, I remembered when 7 years ago I used to start my scrum sessions with the following phrase – Is yellow as a duck, swims like a duck, walks like a duck and uses batteries You have to know the work of James Withcomb Riley to know the context, but if […]

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[#VS2015] Some #NuGet new features in Visual Studio 2015

[#VS2015] Some #NuGet new features in Visual Studio 2015

Hello! Right now work with Visual Studio 2015 is a pleasure. Even if the current version “less than a Beta”, it is rather stable and you can use it to work fine. One of the things that I like most in the new IDE, is the new NuGet window which is not modal. For sure, in the past you get […]

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[#KINECTSDK] Error: Kinect Monitor (KinectMonitor) failed to start.

[#KINECTSDK] Error: Kinect Monitor (KinectMonitor) failed to start.

Hello! Today is (again) a quick post. I hope this one is my last error fixing of the year 2014. Todays issue is related to the installation process of Kinect SDK V2. If you were using old sdks, you’ll probably find this error message Error code: 1920 Kinect Monitor (KinectMonitor) failed to start. Verify that you have sufficient […]

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[#VS2013] Some build errors, #Bing Developer Assistant and how you can probably skip a couple of steps ;)

[#VS2013] Some build errors, #Bing Developer Assistant and how you can probably skip a couple of steps ;)

Hello! Bing Developer Assistant is so cool. Some time ago I already wrote about it, specially for scenarios where the addin could help us while we in “code mode”. Today I see that when a build fails, we also get some support in the error list panel. the way it works is simple, you select the option “Contextual […]

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[#HUMOR] Try/Catch in love / couple mode ;)

[#HUMOR] Try/Catch in love / couple mode ;)

Hello!
As incredible description of our beloved (and sometimes bad usa) Try / Catch for couples

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[#VSONLINE] New license model and prices for builds, load testing, release management, etc.

[#VSONLINE] New license model and prices for builds, load testing, release management, etc.

Hello! A few days ago Brian Harry has released some Christmas news with some changes in the licensing model for Visual Studio Online, and also he make some clarification related to the prices of some of the services in VSO. Some time ago he already announced some important changes, for example StakeHolders will not require to pay […]

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