The Lord be with all of you

“Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.” – 2 Thessalonians 3:16 God’s plan is indeed a mystery, because you don’t know what your life will be like in 5-10 years time, but God knows it already as it […]

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CyberNanny: Remote Access via Distributed Components

This article is about an application called CyberNanny, which I recently wrote to allow me to remotely see my baby daughter Miranda at home from anywhere at any time. It’s written in Visual C++ (MFC) and it comprises different technologies such as Kinect and its SDK, Windows Azure, Web services and Office automation via Outlook. […]

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Developer… Developer… Developer Sydney!

Hi Community, I would like to invite you all to “Developer… Developer… Developer Sydney”. This event will be held at UTS on Saturday 30th June 2012. I’ll be presenting “Building Windows 8 applications natively with Visual C++”. I look forward to seeing you there. Best Regards, Angel

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CyberNanny is on CodePlex

Hi Community, I would like to share with you all the CyberNanny project that I just published on CodePlex. I’ve submitted an article to MSDN magazine about it but I really don’t know when it’s going to be published, so please feel free to download and/or contribute to the project in the meantime. I will […]

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Taking pictures with Kinect & calling GDI+ to reduce the file size

Hi Community, As mentioned in my previous post, I’ve been putting together an application which comprises technologies like Kinect, Windows Azure & Visual C++. The application name is “CyberNanny” and I wrote it for my beautiful newborn daughter . Actually, I’ve submitted today an article to MSDN magazine about the aforementioned solution. Today’s post is […]

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Tip of the day–An easy & convenient way to create tabs in an MFC application

Hi Community, Today I started to write an MFC application that comprises the Kinect sensor and its SDK, and the idea is to have a single UI with different views, this functionality is provided by the CTabCtrl class (Tab control) – I could’ve accomplish this by creating tabs and setting its properties individually but it’s […]

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Implementing Office 365 into our WinRT application with Visual C++ (Part I)

Hi Community, The following post is about how we can leverage Office 365 (SharePoint in our case) from our WinRT application. WWSAPI will provide the infrastructure required to interact with the Web Services. There’s a blog post I wrote a couple of years ago on WWSAPI that can be found here. The very first thing […]

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