Touch & Sensors

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Beyond the basics of coding apps for touch and sensors, you now have the challenge to think through new usage models. Let us help you create effective touch & sensor based experiences.

 

 

We Are Go for Haswell!

You’ve been waiting for the highly anticipated 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor family, and it’s finally here.  This processor microarchitecture group is the successor to Ivy Bridge, and will give users the ability to select a performance and choice of power that meets their unique more...

Detecting Slate/Clamshell Mode & Screen Orientation in a 2 in 1 Device

Downloads Download Detecting Slate/Clamshell Mode & Screen Orientation in a 2 in 1 Device [PDF 574KB] Download  DockingDemo6.zip [37 KB] Executive Summary This project demonstrates how to detect slate vs. clamshell mode as well as simple orientation detection on Windows* 8 desktop mode. The more...

Delivering a Better User Experience for Windows* 8 Applications - Data Caching and Content Syncing

With the release of Windows 8.1, Microsoft has provided new API's that simplify managing online content.  For more information, see this blog. Download Article Delivering a Better User Experience for Windows* 8 Applications - Data Caching and Content Syncing[PDF 242KB] Introduction Windows* 8 New more...

Porting Game User Interfaces to Windows* 8 Touch Devices

Download Article Porting Game User Interfaces to Windows 8 Touch Devices.pdf [1.53 MB] © Copyright 2013 RIVER 1. Basics 1.1 Basic reminders about point-and-click interfaces 1.2 Theory about Touch 2. Desktop and Touch UI 2.1 Layout and Navigation 2.2 Commands and Actions 2.3 more...

Meshcentral.com - New Mesh Graph

I am glad to annonce a new Mesh graph feature into Meshcentral.com. When you install mesh agents in computers, the agents form a mesh, discovering and monitoring each other. Well, it's not important to know the details of how the mesh is formed, but just for fun, I added a way to visualize the more...

跟燕青一起学Windows8应用开发:使用WinJS在已有Namespace中添加新成员

                在跟燕青一起学Windows8应用开发:使用WinJS自定义Javascript的名字空间一文中,笔者已经讨论了如何用Namespace解决两个技术问题: l  局部类定义全局化的问题。 l  多项目中代码名字冲突问题。 在博客后,笔者也留有一道思考题:在多次使用WinJS.Namespace.define定义相同名字的Namespace会出现什么情况?本篇博客就是讨论它的实际结果。   打开Study Metro App项目,建立MS1.js文件,并实现它的内容,如图1所示。 图1 图1的内容概要:定义一个局部变量desc, more...

May 7th, 2013 AppLab for Windows*8 on mobile platforms

Well, just last week I returned from one of our first Application Development Labs (AppLab) devoted to development on the Intel Platform on Windows* 8 for touch, sensor, and HTML5.  The event took place in Los Angeles (LA) California in the United States.   The presenters were drawn from Intel - more...

Re-imagining Apps for Ultrabook™ (Part 5): Device Motion

The fifth part of our Re-imagining Apps for Ultrabook™ video series is now available. In it, I’ll provide an overview of device motion and walk through a few ways we can take advantage of this set of capabilities in the desktop apps we create. Device motion is made possible by a combination of more...

Symbio and Sesame Workshop at GDC 2013

Dan Projansky of Sesame Workshop and Alex Guo of Symbio showcase their new game XXX on a new All in One Desktop running Windows 8.

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