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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  • Blog Post: Indie Dev Podcast – Episode 17 – Illyriad Games

    Listen to the podcast.   The episode originally appeared on the Indie Dev Podcast website. Illyriad (ih-lih-re-ad) Games is an independent studio based across three continents. Realizing that WebGL isn’t just a pipe dream, they’ve built their latest ...read more
  • Blog Post: How do I publish apps on Xbox One?

    I get this question all of the time, and I end up answering it in email on a pretty consistent basis, so I thought it was about time I made a post to point developers towards. What is the team looking for? They are looking largely for MEDIA applications ...read more
  • Blog Post: Intro to Azure power point

    I recently gave an introduction to Azure talk at the Harrisburg .NET code camp Below is the slide deck I used for the presentation. Azure overview – Active Directory, SQL, and Web Hosting from Dave Voyles The post Intro to Azure power point appeared ...read more
  • Blog Post: Gamepad API, Wave Audio, Ecmascript 6 features added to latest Win10 IE 11 update

    Today we are rolling out a new Windows 10 preview build with significant Internet Explorer interoperability updates. You can find the latest changes and full blog post here. Here are the updates that I found to be most important to the work that I currently ...read more
  • Blog Post: Gamepad API, Wave Audio, Ecmascript 6 features added to latest IE 11 update

    Today we are rolling out a new Windows 10 preview build with significant Internet Explorer interoperability updates. You can find the latest changes and full blog post here. Here are the updates that I found to be most important to the work that I currently ...read more
  • Blog Post: Numerous updates to Cordova tools for Visual Studio, iOS & Android apps

    There are a number of big updates to announce this week for Cordova on Microsoft platforms. We’ve had Cordova tools built into Visual Studio for some time now, which allows developers to write and test on iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, all from ...read more
  • Blog Post: Age of Ascent: An epic space game on Azure, WebGL

    You know that I’m always pushing WebGL, because I truly think it is the future of not only gaming, but also the web as a whole. Mozilla is constantly advancing the technology forward, with asm.js and their industry leading WebGL adoption, which ...read more
  • Blog Post: My weekly newsletter is out – HTML5, Game Dev, Startups

    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 ...read more
  • Blog Post: Announcing Remote IE – Test the latest version of IE on nearly any device

      Today, the Internet Explorer team announced the preview availability of RemoteIE via Azure RemoteApp. This is a free service from Microsoft that allows you to run the latest version of Internet Explorer on the Windows 10 Technical Preview from ...read more
  • Blog Post: [VIDEO] Single Page Applications with jQuery or AngularJS

      The video course that Stacey Mulcahey and I did a few weeks back is online now. If you’re interested in learning how to write SPAs, debug using Visual Studio or the new F12 developer tools, and want to know how deploy to Azure, then we’ve got all ...read more
  • Blog Post: My next weekly newsletter is out!

    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 side of this page. Here’s a link to the original file. VC / Startups A list of resource ...read more
  • Blog Post: The history of JavaScript, as told by Douglas Crockford

    I’ve always found Douglas Crockford to be such an interesting person, because of his intimate knowledge of JavaScript. From Wikipedia: …best known for his ongoing involvement in the development of the JavaScript language, for having popularized ...read more
  • Blog Post: Open source jQuery mobile x-platform template for your use

    I wrote this Cordova app last year for a game studio that some friends run a game studio in Seattle, called Ska Studios. I had the app sitting around, so I figured I’d write a detailed readme and post it to GitHub, so that students can use it as ...read more
  • Blog Post: The current state of WebGL – iOS 8, Yosemite, Android Lollipop

    The web is a constantly evolving organism, where some parts advance more quickly than others. In the 3 years that WebGL has been around, adoption has continued to grow at an increased rate. Just this week, both Apple and Google announced improved support ...read more
  • Blog Post: My 10th weekly newsletter is out!

    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 side of this page. Here’s a link to the original file.   Gaming The Flame In ...read more
  • Blog Post: Recap of the WebGL talk at Microsoft Malvern

    We had a great meeting for Philadelphia Game Works last night, at the Microsoft Malvern office. Group founder, Chris Gomez (@SpaceShot) is in the photo above, getting things started. We spoke about WebGL and how to get started with the open source engine ...read more
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova Azure VM Available

    I’ve been pushing for HTML5 tools for some time now. Today, the VIsual Studio team announced a VM that you can instantly deploy in Azure, which comes pre-installed with everything that you’ll need to get going with writing iOS (yes, in Visual ...read more
  • Blog Post: My 9th weekly newsletter of not-so-great tech stuff

      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 side of this page. Here’s a link to the original file.   HTML5 Choosing ...read more
  • Blog Post: Upcoming video series: Single Page Apps w/ jQuery and Angular

    Stacey Mulcahy and I are putting together a brief video series for Microsoft Virtual Academy next week. If you’re interested in learning how to write SPAs, debug using Visual Studio or the new F12 developer tools, and want to know how deploy to ...read more
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer and the Windows 10 Technical Preview

    I’ve been a proponent for HTML5 for some time now (and better WebGL support!), so naturally today was an exciting day for me, as a web developer at Microsoft.   This morning we posted a new blog that talks about Internet Explorer and the Windows ...read more
  • Blog Post: Where do I get started with learning to how to program?

    That’s usually the first question I get asked, when working with folks who have not programmed before. This is immediately followed by “which language do I start with?” There is no right or wrong answer, but I can tell you what worked ...read more
  • Blog Post: My 8th newsletter is out. It’s better than the last!

    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 side of this page. Here’s a link to the original file.   Nerdy You can now ...read more
  • Blog Post: My 7th newsletter is out. I’d read it.

    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 side of this page. Here’s a link to the original file.   Nerdy Where are they ...read more
  • Blog Post: WinJS 3.0 is released today

    Version 3.0 of Windows Library for JavaScript (WinJS): http://bit.ly/XioUx9 The Windows Library for JavaScript (WinJS) project is pleased to announce the general availability of its first release –WinJS 3.0 – since the open source project began at //BUILD ...read more
  • Blog Post: My 4th weekly newsletter

    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 side of this page.  Classic Gaming: Games that pushed the hardware limits – ...read more
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