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 baby . Actually, I’ve submitted today an article to MSDN magazine about the aforementioned solution. Today’s post is about […]

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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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Traversing a DOM tree and workaround for reading attribute value in WinRT with Visual C++

Hi Community, As a follow up to my previous post. This one shows how to execute an XPATH query, loop through the nodes returned by the query, how to use a lambda to retrieve the attributes from a given node but most importantly, how to read the attribute’s value… Yes, you read the last point […]

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How to locate and replace special characters in an XML string with Visual C++ and WinRT

Hi Community, I hope you all had a well-deserved Christmas break  A couple of days ago I began writing an article for MSDN Magazine. The article is about Metro, Windows 8 and interop between Win32  and WinRT. One of the most frequent and error prone operation is “String manipulation”, due to the possibility of a […]

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Microsoft Visual C++ MVP Award for 2012

G’day community, Firstly, I’d like to wish you all a happy new year 2012, full of health, blessings & success Secondly, I’m happy to announce that Microsoft has awarded me with an MVP (8th consecutive year) in the Visual C++ category, therefore I’d like to thank God, community & fellow developers, Microsoft and the MVP […]

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