Today I start without a [Hello!], because based on some news today it should be a sad day. I summarize it in a simple line Microsoft has decided to discontinue the manufacture of Kinect. Matthew Lapsen (Xbox Devices Marketing Manager) together with Alex Kipman have made this news to the public, so that’s it. Several … Continue reading #Opinion – Bye #Kinect, thanks!
Hello! Today’s post is a fast one, for a specific scenario: In a Universal Windows Platform App, we must define whether to show or hide the menus when working with a Surface Dial. To do this, we must access the general configuration of Surface Dial using RadialControllerConfiguration. The following class shows an example of a … Continue reading #Windows10 – Disable the #SurfaceDial global menu in a UWP App
Hello! I continue with the series of posts on work with Surface Dial. In the previous post I described how to create a menu with 3 options that are activated in the Surface Dial. If our App needs several menus, one of the options that we may need to take into account is to disable … Continue reading #Windows10 – Customizing the default menu items in #SurfaceDial
Hello! Today the post is a simple reminder of a piece of code I’ve written from scratch several times, and that’s it, I’m writing this down here! The scenario is simple: In a PowerBI Instance I have a pair of Streaming Datasets and I want to send information to them from a Windows Store App. … Continue reading #PowerBI – Sending information to Streaming Datasets from a UWP App with C#
Hello! Finally an Agile episode, which I think I owed a long time ago. In this episode with the collaboration of Ernesto Cardenas (@fisica3). Ernesto helps me to understand the current state of agility (a sensitive issue) and then we move on to his experience during the Agiles 2017 event. If you do not know … Continue reading #Podcast – NTN 39 – Overview of Agile today, #Agiles2017 experience and more …
Hello! Today I follow the example of maps and Surface Dial in a UWP App. In today’s scenario, I will add a new functionality to the application with the map Use the Surface Dial spin to control the map zoom Use the Surface Dial spin to rotate the current view on the map Disable Surface … Continue reading #Windows10 – Working with Multiple Menus with #SurfaceDial in a UWP View
Hello! Last Saturday the Microsoft Canada team invited me to give a session on Cognitive Services for a group of Microsoft Student Partners during the MSP Summit 2017. I was lucky to give the session with Sabrina (@sabrina_smai) and as always, it was a great moment. We end with an example where Hololens used some … Continue reading #Event – Materials used during the #MSPSummit 2017 in the #CognitiveServices session
Hello! In order to talk a little about how to create advanced menus for the Surface Dial, I will resume my view with a map and add an extra feature to this view: Use the Surface Dial spin to control the map zoom Use the Surface Dial spin to rotate the current view on the … Continue reading #Windows10 – Rotating maps with C# and #SurfaceDial in UWP Apps