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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Some new features in Windows 8 Developer Preview

Hi Community, I’m very excited about learning WinRT, in the same way I was some years ago while learning Win32 The upcoming releases of Windows & Visual C++ come with a bunch of cool technologies and new features. Some of these new features are available in  Windows 8 Developer Preview (as shown in  the images […]

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Differences between C++ Templates and C# Generics

Hi Community, Yesterday during my presentation at TechEd I was asked by someone in the audience, if C# Generics were similar to C++ templates and I said… “The syntax might be similar but they’re different, and C++ templates have been with us for a long time now, actually… C# has borrowed from some other languages […]

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Carmichael’s numbers generator – C#

Hi community, Please find below a code snippet I wrote last night for generating the Carmichael’s numbers. This demo was written in C# and it implements TPL to take advantage of multiple processors. It is intended to be demoed at Tech-Ed Australia along with its counterpart written in C++ implementing PPL. See you in two […]

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