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Updated DeleteFiles Utility now on Chocolatey

Last yearI posted about a small DeleteFiles utilityI created that once and for all solved my problem of recursively deleting files and folders down a Windows folder hierarchy from the command line. On my server I constantly need to delete backup database and...

Kinect for Windows V2 SDK: 3 ‘Hello World’ Videos

There's a bunch of posts on the site around the Kinect for Windows V2 but as part of getting ready for the Kinect for Windows Hack London; Dan asked whether I'd help with a few "getting started" materials (beyond the excellent info that's...

Windows Apps London–App Debugging Tips

This month’s meetup at the Windows Apps London group ; is all about going ‘back to basics’ and talking a little about what Visual Studio can do for app developers. As part of that, I’m giving a short talk to try and pass on some ‘tips’...(read...

UK TechDays Online 2015: Multi Platform Apps with Visual Studio Session (C++)

I spent some time talking today at the UK “TechDays Online” event along with my colleague Martin Beeby on the topic of “multi-platform apps with Visual Studio”. We talked around 3 areas; Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova Visual...(read...

UK TechDays Online 2015: Multi Platform Apps with Visual Studio Session (Xamarin)

I spent some time talking today at the UK “TechDays Online” event along with my colleague Martin Beeby on the topic of “multi-platform apps with Visual Studio”. We talked around 3 areas; Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova Visual...(read...

Get Set Up For Kinect for Windows V2 Development

Here’s a quick guide to getting yourself set up for Kinect for Windows V2 development. It was put together specifically for the Kinect Hack for Windows London event but it’s generally applicable. Here’s what you’re going to need to get...(read...

Kinect for Windows V2: London Hackathon on 21st and 22nd March

I’m very pleased to be helping out Dan from Moov2 and of Hacksoton fame who’s putting together a hackathon around the Kinect for Windows V2; It’s Dan’s event but helping out at Microsoft by loaning out the Microsoft office near Victoria...(read...

Capturing Performance Counter Data for a Process by Process Id

Process specific Performance Counters in .NET work directly only with Process Names, not Process Ids which can be problematic if you need to monitor performance of multiple instances of the same process. In this post I describe how you can capture multiple...

Kinect for Windows V2 SDK: Mouse, Pen, Fingers, Hands

One of the things that Windows 8 did when it came along with its new app development model was to do some unification around the way in which "a device that can point" is represented. In the early days, I found myself often looking for a "Mouse...

Dell XPS 15 review

I recently picked up new Dell XPS 15 to replace an older XPS machine. Lots of things to like about this machine - here's a quick review of what I liked and didn't.