Tag Archives: Windows

Hosting JavaScript in a Windows 10 App

Hosting JavaScript in a Windows 10 App
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An introduction to the Chakra JavaScript engine and how it can be used within a Windows 10 app to execute JavaScript.

Video: Windows IoT Core on Raspberry Pi 2

The Raspberry Pi 2 is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. The Raspberry Pi 2 also supports running Windows 10 Core!

In this video we will create a Capacitive Touch Screen Clicker using Windows IoT Core on Raspberry Pi 2. This video will show how to create a Windows IoT Core project from (File – New) and go over using GPIO to control a 5v relay to simulate clicking a capacitive touch screen to collect points in the popular game “Cookie Clicker”.

Video: Go Mobile with Xamarin and Azure

Learn how Xamarin and Azure App Services create native iOS, Android, and Windows mobile apps with a single toolset and codebase, enabling developers to innovate and get results faster than ever before. Together in this webinar we’ll help you solve the top challenges in creating mobile apps today, including:

* Secure authentication and single sign-on
* Data sync for immediate information access with backend data stores
* Connecting to Web APIs and existing services in the cloud and on-premises
* Coding for fast innovation and frequent releases

Blindsist – Assisting Visually Impaired People using IBM Bluemix Visual Recognition

via Blindsist – Assisting Visually Impaired People using IBM Bluemix Visual Recognition | Abdul Muhaymin – Being Student!.

This blog post will cover how I developed Blindsist app for Xhacknight.

The app was developed using Xamarin.Forms, targeting 3 major platforms (iOS, Android and Windows Phone) same time.

Blindsist is a simple one page application. Objective of the application is taking a photo using Smartphone, The photo is then uploaded to IBM Bluemix using REST Api. IBM Bluemix returns the data in Json format, which will be parsed and spoken out using Native Text to Speech services.

Open a new Xamarin.Forms Portable Class Project.


via Building a Cross Platform App | 1E Blogs.

Cross-Platform apps are increasingly popular – and for good reason. Their appeal is that they run identically on more than one platform – Windows, Android, iOS – allowing you to create an app using a single development process and push it out to user of any device immediately.

It’s plain to see why companies should be interested in cross-platform apps – in the era of digital disruption they need not only to get as close as possible to their customers but to do so before their competitors get there first. They can even be useful internally – for companies that want to empower employees to bring their own devices. And cross platform apps allow you to do just that – by providing functionality people can use regardless of their preferred device.

Video: C++ and Marmalade Developing Games for Windows and Windows Phone

Different ways to trim a string in Corona SDK.

via Using the Windows Azure SDK for Node.js to create a Table Service Explorer – Jeff Wilcox.

Here are the different ways to trim a string in Corona SDK.