Mixed Reality and Fluent Design

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT

Mixed reality (MR) applications were front and center at the Build 2018 conference. Tim Kulp expands on those use cases, implementing the components to build MR UI based on Fluent Design principles using the Mixed Reality Toolkit and HoloLens.

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Using Cognitive Services in Mixed Reality

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMT

Mixed Reality (MR) can transform the way users interact with their environment, whether you build immersive worlds for them to explore or extend the real world with digital objects. Learn how to use Microsoft Cognitive Services to add a conversational interface to your virtual world.

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Moving from Virtual to Mixed Reality

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 10:00:00 GMT

Mixed reality goes beyond virtual reality by combining the virtual world with the real to create an overall experience. Tim Kulp updates the virtual reality app he created in the September issue to enable a mixed reality app that employs gaze, gesture and voice for interactivity.

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Building Virtual Reality Applications

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 10:00:00 GMT

Virtual, augmented and mixed (VAMR) reality development is taking off, as capable devices and platforms mature. Tim Kulp introduces the basics to building a VR application in Unity, showing how to work with connected services, build a UI with dimensionality and interaction, and organize code components for troubleshooting.

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Hosted Web Applications for the Enterprise

Sun, 01 May 2016 10:00:00 GMT

Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps are well within reach for any enterprise with an intranet. This article explores how to take an existing intranet Web app and convert it to a UWP app through a hosted Web application while leveraging the Windows API.

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Universal Windows Platform Apps for Web Developers

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 10:00:00 GMT

Building cross-browser apps has long been the domain of the Web developer, and those skills translate neatly to Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps that run on Windows 10. Learn how to leverage Web app dev skills when working with UWP apps.

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Windows 8.1 - Create Modern Microfiche with the Chronicling America API

Thu, 02 Jan 2014 10:00:00 GMT

Chronicling America provides a straightforward API that enables access to historical newspapers for apps used in research, education and family histories.

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Windows 8.1 - Engage Governments and Communities with Open311

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 10:00:00 GMT

Open311 provides a vehicle for the community to report social and infrastructure issues to the government. Learn how Windows Store apps can extend Open311 into a platform for civic engagement, collaboration and social action.

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SDL - Using the SDL for a LOB Windows 8 App, Part 2

Wed, 01 May 2013 10:00:00 GMT

Part 2 of a two-part series, this article examines the design phase of the Secure Development Lifecycle (SDL) and describes its three critical components: developing an attack surface analysis and an attack surface reduction and performing a software architectural risk analysis, or threat model.

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SDL - Using the SDL for LOB Windows 8 Apps

Mon, 01 Apr 2013 10:00:00 GMT

Part 1 of a two-part series, this article examines the planning phase of the Secure Development Lifecycle (SDL). The article examines how to build security into a Windows Store project, describing how to compile a risk assessment and identify security and privacy requirements.

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Security - Access Online Services with the Windows Runtime and OAuth

Wed, 02 Jan 2013 10:00:00 GMT

Whether managing data with XHR or authenticating to a remote service with the WebAuthenticationBroker, WinJS and WinRT help you mash online services with your app.

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JavaScript Security - Web to Windows 8: Security

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 10:00:00 GMT

Web developers switching to Windows 8 development with JavaScript need to update their views on security. With the tools available in Windows 8, you can transform JavaScript security from a facade to a multifaceted defense system that protects both your data and your users.

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