.NET Gadgeteer Deployment 101

One of the things I love most about developing for the .NET platform is the wide variety of devices and form factors that I can write for using a single language, namely C#. With Microsoft’s recent announcements about the reach of Universal Apps, that’s more true than ever. But it’s not just true for Windows devices, you can also develop for devices and IoT using C#. And you don’t need to wait for the Windows 10 port for Raspberry Pi 2, either.

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The Show that Shall Not Be Named: Episode 1 – All About KickStarter

So, Pete Brown and I had a great time with our new show (which, alas, is still in need of a name…drop me a note if you have ideas). In Episode 0, we talked about toys (and I took out my webcam with my full-auto Nerf gun), LEAP motion, microcontrollers and more.

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The (as-yet) Untitled Show: Episode 0–Pilot

Pete Brown and I are starting something new…a live show featuring all kinds of geekiness in hardware and software. Basically stuff we like, and enjoy. We kicked off our first live show today, discussing topics from new synthesizer apps, Nerf guns, the LEAP motion, and a microcontroller that can be programmed using JavaScript. Gadgets, developer tools, and anything with blinky lights is also fair game for future episodes.

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APIMASH Webcast Recording: Exploring Social Networking APIs

If you missed last week’s APIMASH Webcast on the Social Networking APIs, don’t fret…below, you’ll find the recording of the webcast featuring yours truly, and my peers Lindsay Lindstrom and Tara Walker:

Here’s the abstract from Channel 9:

Join Microsoft Technical Evangelists G. Andrew Duthie, Lindsay Lindstrom, and Tara Walker as they cover several of the APIMASH Starter Kits that incorporate popular social networking APIs like Meetup, Facebook, and Twitter. This is a recording of their June 12th, 2013 webcast.

[00:40] Overview of the APIMASH project (G. Andrew Duthie)

[05:00] The Meetup API (G. Andrew Duthie)

[12:25] The Facebook API (Lindsay Lindstrom)

[29:35] The Twitter API (Tara Walker)

[53:40] Closing and call to action (Tara Walker)

More APIMASH

If you’d like to catch the next couple of webcasts, there are two more you can catch:

If you can’t make those times, as with the above webcast, those recordings will be posted to our APIMASH feed on Channel 9.

Microsoft DevRadio: (Part 1) APIMASH Starter Kit – Building a Meetup / Bing Maps Windows Store App

With unprecedented reach across a range of devices and availability in over 200 markets, there’s never been a better time to build for Windows and Windows Phone. APIMash Starter Kits for Windows show you how to use public Web Service APIs (such as Bing, Edmunds, Tom-Tom, Twitter, Tumblr, Yelp, Meetup and many others) to create compelling Windows Apps.

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Microsoft DevRadio: (Part 7) Using Windows Azure to Build Back-End Services for Windows 8 Apps – Authentication Tips and Tricks

Wrapping up their “Using Windows Azure to Build Back-End Services for Windows 8 apps” series Brian Hitney , Andrew Duthie  and Peter Laudati, as they showoff some useful tips and tricks around authentication for your Windows Azure Mobile Server based apps.

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