Dave Voyles for Gaming, HTML5, Startups, & Xbox

I love Gaming, HTML5, Startups, & Xbox, so I figured "why not spread the good word?"

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  • Dave Voyles for Gaming, HTML5, Startups, & Xbox

    Night Trap – Switching Branches

    You can find parts 1 and 2 of this series here: Deconstructiong Night Trap Rebuilding Night Trap We’ve made a lot of progress with Night Trap this weekend. I started by further compressing the videos on the prototype site, which will allow for smaller and faster downloads, as well as quicker camera switching. I won’t… The post Night Trap – Switching Branches appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    Rebuilding Night Trap

    In my previous post I talked about the process of tearing the game down, so that I could build it up again. Today I created a spreadsheet containing information about each scene in the first few minutes of the game. It proved to be far more time intensive than initially anticipated. Afterward, I exported each… The post Rebuilding Night Trap appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
  • Dave Voyles for Gaming, HTML5, Startups, & Xbox

    Deconstructing Night Trap

    A few days ago I built a quick prototype for getting Night Trap running in the browser. It’s rough, but hey, it works. Right now I am streaming the assets from Azure Media Servies and playing them through the open source video.js player as a .mp4. I also converted all of the video to adaptive streaming and… The post Deconstructing Night Trap appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    List of this week’s most interesting stories

    This is my weekly newsletter which covers my favorite stories of the week in the fields of Tech, HTML5, Startups, Game Dev, and Venture Capital. If you find some links that you think would be useful, feel free to share! You can always subscribe (or unsubscribe) by clicking on the MailChimp widget on the right-hand… The post List of this week’s most interesting stories appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    Project Westminster – hosted web apps for UWP (HTML5 in Win 10)

    Kiril Seksenov, an Engineer on the Microsoft Edge Web Apps team, put together a great post today regarding Project Westminster Universal Windows Platform Bridges consist of a toolkit of three components: Developer tools Store ingestion processing Universal Windows Platform runtime frameworks Project Westminster  gives you the ability to leverage your existing web development workflow and… The post Project Westminster – hosted web apps for UWP (HTML5 in Win 10) appeared first on Dave...
  • Dave Voyles for Gaming, HTML5, Startups, & Xbox

    Asm.js and WebGL for Unity and Unreal Engine

    Unity, and Epic’s Unreal Engine, the popular middleware tools frequently used by game developers are not limited to creating compiled applications that run as an executable. Unity previously had a web player, which was a downloadable plugin that used ActiveX. Chrome killed support for NPAP (Netscape Plugin API), but announced it over one year ago.… The post Asm.js and WebGL for Unity and Unreal Engine appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
  • Dave Voyles for Gaming, HTML5, Startups, & Xbox

    Interoperable Web Development

    David Catuhe (@DeltaKosh), a Program Manager on the TED team at Microsoft, has been building a set of labs for interoperable web development. The goal of this is to make sure that a website “just works”, regardless of the platform and browser you are viewing it from, mobile included. Here is  a link to his… The post Interoperable Web Development appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    Wrapping a Famo.us + Angular app in Cordova for iOS

      Find the full tutorial here   Download the finished version of this tutorial. Open with Xcode View the project in your browser Tutorial for the web portion of the project I love high performance JavaScript, and have faith that others will finally come around and understand its true potential someday too. Famo.us allows you… The post Wrapping a Famo.us + Angular app in Cordova for iOS appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
  • Dave Voyles for Gaming, HTML5, Startups, & Xbox

    LifeHack: Auto-upload screenshots from Dropbox, add to your clipboard

    I find myself constantly needing to share screenshots on social media, but was growing fr ustrated with the process of doing so. Previously, I’d have to take a screen, navigate to and upload it to Imgur, then copy the link and share it. With UpShot though, I can take a screenshot and the URL to the… The post LifeHack: Auto-upload screenshots from Dropbox, add to your clipboard appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    Creating a Famo.us + Angular Pokemon app

    I’ve been working on an application that takes advantage of the marriage between Famo.us and Angular as of late. It’s a simple mobile app that pulls information from the Pokemon database using their API. I love high performance JavaScript, and have faith that others will finally come around and understand its true potential someday too.… The post Creating a Famo.us + Angular Pokemon app appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    Useful resources for Philly developers

    Whether you are nwe to the area or just looking to find some new developers to get in touch wtih, I’d start with some of these resources. This is a short list, and not meant to be exhaustive or exclusive by any means. If you are into web development and work near Philly, then the… The post Useful resources for Philly developers appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    Slides and code for my ASP.NET presentation

    Over the last spring I gave several talks about ASP.NET as part of Microsoft’s web dev camp series. In this series, we spoke about everything from how to create an MVC application, to using Web API and Angular to create a Single Page App (SPA). Additionally, we covered how to use SignalR for real time… The post Slides and code for my ASP.NET presentation appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    Indie Dev Podcast Ep. 21 – Michael Gnade, Indie Game Stand

    I have a podcast about independent game development which I record every few weeks. Listen to the podcast Download the .mp3 Subscribe via iTunes This week I’m joined Mike Gnade, from Indie  Game Stand, a site to discover a new indie game every few days. Developers can upload their wares while consumers can purchase the… The post Indie Dev Podcast Ep. 21 – Michael Gnade, Indie Game Stand appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    How do students and recent grads get hired at Microsoft?

    I get asked this question pretty often, so I thought I’d create a blog post about it. Although I’m a Tech Evangelist, I frequently work with the recruiting team, especially when it is at Universities in my area, such as Drexel, The University of Pennysylvania, and Penn State. A couple of years ago several members… The post How do students and recent grads get hired at Microsoft? appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    My weekly newsletter for HTML5, Startups, VC, and game dev

    This is my weekly newsletter which covers my favorite stories of the week in the fields of Tech, HTML5, Startups, Game Dev, and Venture Capital. If you find some links that you think would be useful, feel free to share! You can always subscribe (or unsubscribe) by clicking on the MailChimp widget on the right-hand… The post My weekly newsletter for HTML5, Startups, VC, and game dev appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    Using the media capture API in the browser

    In the latest Windows 10 preview release, Microsoft added support for media capture APIs in our Edge browser for the first time. This feature is based on the Media Capture and Streams specification, developed jointly at the W3C by the Web Real-Time Communications Working Group and the Device APIs Working Group. Some developers may know it simply as getUserMedia, which… The post Using the media capture API in the browser appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    PHL Collective – How we shipped Clusterpuck99

    At this week’s Philly Game Works meetup, local Philly game devs, PHL Collective, spoke about their experiences with writing a local multiplayer game using Unity. Their latest title, Clusterpuck99, is already available on Steam and is headed to Xbox One through the ID@Xbox program later this year. In terms of reaching their niche audience,  Producer… The post PHL Collective – How we shipped Clusterpuck99 appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    Indie Dev Podcast – Ep 20, Daniel Parente

    I have a podcast about independent game development which I record every few weeks. In this week’s episode, I am joined by Daniel Parente, CEO and Game Director of Hydra Interactive Entertainment, a young indie development studio based out of Madrid, Spain. He’s previously worked on a number of titles, including Alien Spidy, History Legends of… The post Indie Dev Podcast – Ep 20, Daniel Parente appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    My slide decks from the //build tour are up

    Here are the slides from the three talks I gave on the //build tour in Atlanta and New York this week. They were already publicly available online from the main build event, as that is where I got all of them from, then simply tailored them to my talk. Big thanks to David Crawford (@ThatUXGuy),… The post My slide decks from the //build tour are up appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    A developer’s guide to Windows 10 and the best of //build MVA

    There are two new pieces of content on Microsoft Virtual Academy that I want to highlght, considering the //build tour we are doing at the moment. I’m just wrapping up the first day of the tour in New York City, and we’re headed to Atlanta next. One way to get caught up on all of… The post A developer’s guide to Windows 10 and the best of //build MVA appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    Creating a mobile app with Famo.us and ManifoldJS

    For the last few months I’ve been wanting to dive into this new JavaScript framework since I saw their launch event in October of 2014. Famo.us includes an open source 3D layout engine fully integrated with a 3D physics animation engine that can render to DOM, Canvas, or WebGL In short, you can get native… The post Creating a mobile app with Famo.us and ManifoldJS appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    Talking Azure Media Services w/ David Giard on his podcast

    My peer in Chicago, David Giard, and I were at the INTX hackathon in Chcago this weekend to help developers with their video and streaming applications. During the trip we decded to record another episode of his video podcast, Technology and Friends.   The post Talking Azure Media Services w/ David Giard on his podcast appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    Uploading video to Azure Media Services

    In one of my previous tutorials I showed you how to livestream video from your desktop PC and serve it to viewers on internet. What happens if you already have a video that was recorded though? What problem does this solve? There are a variety of video formats available for streaming online, but it can… The post Uploading video to Azure Media Services appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    Debugging web apps with Vorlon JS

    The fine folks on the TED teach at Microsoft introduced VorlonJS during //BUILD last week. Vorlon is an open source, extensible, platform-agnostic tool for remotely debugging and testing your JavaScript. Powered by node.js and socket.io. I put together a brief video tutorial on how to set up Vorlon and have it debug not only web applications… The post Debugging web apps with Vorlon JS appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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    Video from the 2015 Imagine Cup US Finals is online

    Every year, the Microsoft Imagine Cup helps thousands of students across the world express their innovation and passion for technology, develop new skills and turn an idea into reality. It’s a great source of excitement for all of us, but it’s also much more. The Imagine Cup is an opportunity to inspire the most talented… The post Video from the 2015 Imagine Cup US Finals is online appeared first on Dave Voyles | Tech Evangelist at Microsoft .
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