.NET Gadgeteer

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    Beta Driver for GHI Electronics Bluetooth Module

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    Eduardo Velloso has implemented a beta driver for the Bluetooth module . The driver makes the Bluetooth module discoverable from Windows Devices & Printers and other Bluetooth devices. The source code can be found at https://gadgeteerbluetooth.codeplex...
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    Preorder Available for "Getting Started With .NET Gadgeteer"

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    The very first book on .NET Gadgeteer, Simon Monk's "Getting Started With .NET Gadgeteer" is available for pre-order from O'Reilly Press and other booksellers. In addition to introducing core Gadgeteer concepts, it contains several project walkthroughs...
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    .NET Gadgeteer for stratospheric instrument platforms

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    The Ingenia is a publication from the Royal Academy of Engineering and the 50th issue is running an article on the ASTRA project which uses .NET Gadgeteer! [ PDF ] (Image: ASTRA homepage, University of Southampton,  http://www.southampton.ac.uk/...
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    .NET Gadgeteer will be at SIGCSE

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    This week we will be taking .NET Gadgeteer to the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education ( SIGCSE ) which “provides a forum for educators to discuss issues related to the development, implementation, and/or evaluation of computing programs...
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    Internet of Things Day at SICS

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    We were lucky enough to be invited to present .NET Gadgeteer at the Internet of Things (IoT) day in Stockholm held at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS) earlier this month. The event was focused around networking the ‘things’ that surround...
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    Taking Gadgeteer to school

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    There is a great volunteer program where Microsoft engineers are paired with teachers in the local high schools to increase the availability of engineering curriculum for the students.  Basically the teacher provides the teaching skills and the Microsoft...
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    How to Build a Flipbook Maker: Part 3

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    Happy New Year! The Gadgeteer team is back from the holidays and we'll conclude the Flipbook Maker series this week. In Part 1 and Part 2 we assembled the hardware and built the basic software architecture. This post covers using WPF to create a menuing...
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    How to Build a Flipbook Maker: Part 2

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    In Part 1 , we assembled the hardware and created the event handlers for the Flipbook Maker. Now let's flesh out the software foundation and create a state machine to manage the Flipbook Maker's behavior. Storing Images First, the Flipbook Maker...
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    Looking for API reference docs for the core Gadgeteer libraries?

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    Look no further. The Gadgeteer core library documentation is posted on the Gadgeteer community site at http://www.netmf.com/gadgeteer/docs/gadgeteercore/index.html. This covers the namespaces: Gadgeteer - including the Color , Mainboard , Picture...
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    Why not while(true)?

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    Many programs have a basic structure of: while ( true ) { // Program goes here } This approach is logical if your program is responsible for monitoring user input, device I/O, threads, etc. However, it's not an optimal approach for most Gadgeteer...
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    How to Build a Flipbook Maker: Part 1

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    Build your own stop-motion animation tool using .NET Gadgeteer! The Flipbook Maker combines Gadgeteer's intuitive hardware and software construction with a useful enclosure to create a project that will appeal to your inner cartoonist. The end result...
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    Thursday Featured Module: Buttons

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    This is the first in a new series of posts: Thursday Featured Modules. Each week we'll post about an interesting Gadgeteer module, including how to use it and where to find it. The Mighty Button Today we'll cover one of the most fundamental modules...
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    How to use Gadgeteer Interfaces directly from your application

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    One of the benefits of the .NET Gadgeteer design is that it provides ready-to-use hardware modules. Module designers can build libraries in such a way that they take care of the lower-level communication protocols and electrical signals that need to take...
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    Welcome!

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    Welcome to the blog home of .NET Gadgeteer. We're just getting started, but check back soon for news, project ideas, and announcements. In the meantime, you can learn more at: * The .NET Gadgeteer community site: http:/netmf.com/gadgeteer " target...
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