Welcome to 1Gig Tech update!
In today's edition, there are 11 articles on technology, news, open source, community on the fantastic and ever evolving technology world.
- Hello, Windows 10 IoT Core (Steve Teixeira)
Greetings, Makers! We are excited to announce the public release of Windows 10 IoT Core for the Raspberry Pi 2 and the MinnowBoard Max. Visit the Windows IoT Dev Center to choose your target board, then walk through the steps to provision your board, acquire the tools, and get started Making.
- Basic Web API with ASP.NET 5 (elanderson)
I am going to create basic web API access to the contacts data I have been using in previous posts. To start with I added an API folder to my project to hold my API controller. Next I added a contacts controller to the API folder by right clicking on the folder and selecting add new item.
- StackOverflow Update: 560M Pageviews a Month, 25 Servers, and It's All About Performance (Marco Cecconi)
The folks at Stack Overflow remain incredibly open about what they are doing and why. So it’s time for another update. What has Stack Overflow been up to?
- firstfloorsoftware/intense (kozw)
Adds new project and item templates to Visual Studio 2015 for creating Universal Windows apps.
- Love 2 Dev - Chris Love's Modern Web Development Blog
I enjoy speaking about Web Development topics to user groups and conferences and have been for over 7 years. As I am able to confirm dates and locations I will add them to this page so you can see if I will be in your neck of the woods.
- MVVM Light V5.2 is live!
This week I published MVVM Light V5.2 to Nuget and to the Visual Studio Gallery. There are a few highlights which are described as always in the Change Log. See further below for a more detailed explanation of some of the changes.
- Principles Of HTML5 Game Design (Mikołaj Stolarski & Tomasz Grajewski)
Visual effects in games define their overall look and feel, and gameplay. Players are attracted to high visual quality, which generate more traffic and reach. It’s key for creating successful games and providing a lot of fun for players.
- Windows 10 UWP–Migrating a Windows 8.1 App (Part 8 of N)
Following on from this series of posts; I wanted to experiment a little more with providing a camera ‘wheel’ control on the right hand side of my UI – something a little like the one in the screenshot below – which would allow my user to manually control the focus of the camera on a device
- Mobile Apps with Visual Basic & Xamarin.Forms (Craig Dunn)
If you are a Visual Basic developer, your options for becoming a mobile developer have historically been limited to targeting Windows Phone; however, with Xamarin.
- Vessyl - Automatically Track Everything You Drink
Pre-order your Vessyl at http://www.myVessyl.com.Vessyl automatically knows and tracks everything you drink (calories, caffeine, fats, sugars, etc). So whether you want to lose weight, build muscle, regulate caffeine, or stay hydrated, Vessyl helps you keep track of what matters to you... all automa
The SideWaffle extension adds a bunch of useful Snippets, Project- and Item Templates to Visual Studio. The purpose is to make your daily work in Visual Studio a richer and more productive experience. This is where all the item- and project templates live.