March 21, 2013
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Coding4Fun team has released a new updates for their Windows Phone and Windows 8 controls. There are some interesting controls available for free through codeplex.com.
Coding4Fun team are major contributors to .NET community including Channel9 video series etc. They always brings up innovation in whatever they do, including set of Kinect based tutorials and sample codes available on Channel9 and Codeplex.
Here is the list of controls and converters available with this toolkit set provided to you by Coding4Fun Team.
The new release includes certain enhancements and bug fixes: (details given below)
- PreventScrollBinding is included, this will prevents pivot / panorama movements on slider, prompts, …
- Forced old nuget packages onto new system
- Slider property change
- Fill property -> Foreground property
- Step property -> StepFrequency property
- Toast Prompt would fail if you had two toasts active at the same time and swiped one away
You can download and try the latest release bits either through direct download from codeplex or through NuGet package installs.
Coding4Fun.Toolkit (Windows Phone 7).zip
Coding4Fun.Toolkit (Windows Phone 8).zip
Coding4Fun.Toolkit (Windows Store).zip
March 20, 2013
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Microsoft has released ASP.NET and Frameworks Update 2012.2, also known as ASP.NET Web Tools 2012.2. This will provide updates to the web frameworks that shipped with Visual Studio 2012.
For more information see instructions in the release notes at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=275132.
March 19, 2013
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Microsoft has released the latest version of Kinect for Windows SDK – v1.7 with cool features for developers.
The key features introduced are:
- Kinect Interactions – Kinect Interactions are designed to let users intuitively do things like press their hand forward a few inches to push a button, or close their hands to “grip and pan” as seen here. Now you can untether yourself and move around a conference room naturally.
- Kinect Fusion – a tool included in Kinect for Windows SDK 1.7, can create highly accurate
3-D renderings of people and objects in real time.
For more details read the Kinect for Windows team announcement blog and view release notes
Download Kinect for Windows SDK v 1.7 | Updated March 18, 2013, 228 MB
Download Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit | Updated March 18, 2013, 378 MB
Download Kinect for Windows Runtime v1.7 ( the runtime is required to run Kinect for Windows applications on a production environment. )
Courtesy Microsoft Download Center
March 9, 2013
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Multilingual App toolkit for Visual Studio 2012 helps the windows Phone and Windows store app developers to integrate Multi lingual/localization capability in your applications.
This extension for Visual Studio 2012 helps you localize your Windows Store and Windows Phone apps with translation support, translation file management, and editor tools.
Download Multilingual App Toolkit for Visual Studio 2012
read the Blog from windows Phone team for more details: tips for localizing windows phone apps
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March 5, 2013
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Microsoft Media platform team has recently updated the “Media Player Framework” for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 to version 1.1, which includes few enhancements and fixes.
“Media Player Framework” helps you in building media applications for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. The player framework contains an open source framework available for Silverlight, HTML5 and XBox media applications, Windows Phone and Windows applications. It allows application developers to progressively download and play normal media contents from different download sources and other smooth streaming sources.
Download the latest framework from Codeplex.com: http://playerframework.codeplex.com
Note: This framework is not for Windows Phone 7.x version applications, as it is based on Windows 8 application API’s – which are common for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 versions.
Microsoft has released the final version of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7/Server 2008R2.
You can download it from below link:
Download: Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 (32bit)