Monthly Archives: December 2013

Presenting EF Migrations at Hampton Roads .NET Users Group


  • the presentation material and sample files are available on the Downloads page.

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Continuing my talks on Entity Framework Code First MigrationsI will be presenting at Hampton Roads .NET Users Group (HRNUG) on January 14, 2014 :


Hampton Roads .NET Users Group (HRNUG)


Kinect v2 Development: From Weather Report to Minority Report

Ever since The Minority Report was released in 2002, gesture-based computer control has been compared to the NUI features shown in the movie. Sure, the Nintendo Wii came out in 2006 with built-in motion control, but it still required the user to hold a controller in their hand.

Minority Report, from Dreamworks Pictures

Fast-forward to 2010, the original Kinect was introduced as an Xbox 360 accessory. This brought gestures and voice control to a home console like never before. In 2012, Microsoft released Kinect for Windows, which allowed any hobbyist developer to build an app or game for Windows using a slightly-modified version of the Kinect.

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