MSDN Flash - Volume 19, Number 13: June 29, 2015

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Getting ready for Windows 10 – SDKs, compatibility, bridges

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C++ 11/14/17 features in Visual Studio 2015 RTM

Bring Marmalade SDK-based apps to Windows 10 – a step-by-step guide

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Hello Visual Studio Code (with Node JS)
Watch for your first look at Visual Studio Code with NodeJS. Dig into IntelliSense for JavaScript using TypeScript definition files, configuring the launch settings and debugging the NodeJS application in Visual Studio Code.

Announcing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10136
There are a couple of items you’ll need to pay close attention to when upgrading to this build. First, we are only offering it to phones that are running Windows Phone 8.1 and opted in to the Windows Insider Fast ring. Read further for additional details.

Windows 10 + Oculus Rift = Virtual Reality Gaming Awesomeness
Oculus VR, a leader in virtual reality, shared some details on what fans can expect to see when the Oculus Rift launches in 2016 - including a new partnership with Microsoft. Read more for details.

How Windows Insider Feedback Influences Windows 10 Development
Since our first preview build, we’ve received more than 3 million pieces of Windows Insider feedback through the Windows Feedback app, plus more than 2.5 million responses to the notification questions – read more to see how your input is used to help “co-develop” Windows.

New Microsoft Edge Test Drive web demos go open-source
A core focus of Microsoft Edge is delivering greater interoperability across browsers. To make this process as easy as possible, we are excited to open-source all our feature demos on GitHub, so anyone can learn and reuse this code in any website.

Xbox E3 2015 Briefing Announcements
If you weren’t able to watch the Xbox E3 Briefing live, or if you just want to watch it again, you can find the video here. Plus, find a summary of the many announcements, new accessories, and platform updates.

Running Cocos2d-x Games on Windows IoT Core
Windows IoT core is coming with Windows Universal Platform support, so Cocos2d-x games may also have the potential to become Windows IoT Core applications. In this article we’ll see how to develop and deploy a Cocos2d-x game for Windows IoT core.

June 30: Building Windows 10 Games with Unity 5
If you want to build 3D games with Unity 5 for the universal windows platform, let Adam Tuliper and a team of experts help you add to your Unity skills as you explore the latest Unity game engine, with hundreds of new features.

Creating a Universal App in VB
Watch a series of short “how do I” videos on how to create a universal app by using Visual Basic. These videos accompany the blog series Win10 development in VB and .NET.

Designing IOT Solutions using Microsoft Azure: An Overview
Watch this Microsoft Enterprise Services strategic briefing to learn the fundamentals of Microsoft’s IOT story and how you can apply them to a range of key scenarios for your business industry, such as manufacturing, operations, retail, and healthcare.

Make IoT real with the Internet of Your Things
The internet of things (IoT) is here today in the devices, sensors, cloud services, and data your business uses. Begin with what matters most to your company: the internet of your things. Read CEO Magazine article “Are you Ready for the Internet of Things?

The Future of Gaming Across the Microsoft Ecosystem
Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, discusses the future of gaming and the many ways game developers can create innovative game content and experiences for the entire Microsoft ecosystem, including Xbox One and Windows 10 devices.

Developing Universal Windows Apps
In this episode of Channel 9 Visual Studio Toolbox, watch a demonstration of building universal Windows apps with Visual Studio 2015. Also, learn how to install the Windows 10 tools, create adaptive apps, build UI for different device families, and more.

Level Up
Level Up is a show devoted to game development. Each show will recap current news and events in gaming, deep-dive with a game industry insider, and cover tips for programming or finding resources to help you with game construction.

Getting started with Windows 10 development
Want to get started with Windows 10 development? This video guides you through installing Visual Studio and the Windows 10 SDK so that you can start creating your own universal Windows apps.

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