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  • Visual C++ Team Blog

    Developing an app with the Visual Studio 3D Starter Kit, part 2 of 3

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    A few days ago we talked about how to use the Visual Studio 3D Starter Kit to create a simple dice rolling app. Now we’re going to take the app one step further, by adding some animation. If you need to catch up, here’s a link to the previous...
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    Developing an app with the Visual Studio 3D Starter Kit, part 1 of 3

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    As we promised a few weeks ago , welcome to the first post in a series where we’ll explore a full end-to-end app developed with the Visual Studio 3D Starter Kit . During this series we’ll develop a 3D dice roller that allows you to roll a...
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    Visual C++ Developer Survey

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    Hi, my name is Sumit Kumar and I am a Program Manager on the Visual C++ team at Microsoft. We are conducting a survey to understand what can we do to make Visual Studio more useful for C++ development in organizations like yours. If you have 15 minutes...
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    Connecting to Facebook with the C++ REST SDK

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    Hi, this is Andy Rich from the C++ QA team. Previously , I showed you how you can use the C++ REST API to connect to Live services, but this is just one of many web services that you can use the REST API with. In this blog post, I will walk you through...
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    Advanced Developers Conference 2013: C++

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    The Advanced Developers Conference 2013 takes place May 7-8 this year with sessions on building modern device apps, drivers, graphics development, debugging, creating and consuming cloud services, performance and much more . Here are a couple session...
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    Guest Post - The Expression Evaluator

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    Hi. My name is Ofek Shilon and I blog mostly about various VC++ tricks I come by. Today I’d like to explicitly introduce a debugging feature we all use daily but seldom refer to it by name – the native expression evaluator (abbreviated EE...
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    Connecting to Live with the C++ REST SDK

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    Hi, I’m Andy Rich, a QA on the C++ team. Last week, the C++ team released the C++ REST SDK (codename “Casablanca”) on CodePlex ( http://casablanca.codeplex.com ). This blog post will walk you through using the C++ REST SDK to connect...
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    In the Community: Meet David Cravey

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    Welcome back to In the Community, our continuing series focusing on members of the C++ and developer community. This week, meet David Cravey, I cut my teeth on programming in BASIC (GW-BASIC/QBasic), but eventually wanted a language that could let...
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    The C++ REST SDK ("Casablanca")

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    The C++ REST SDK (codename "Casablanca") has officially been released as an open source project on CodePlex ( http://casablanca.codeplex.com ). We first announced Casablanca as an incubation project on Microsoft's DevLabs back in April of 2012. Since...
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    Jumping Into C++: Calculating Unknowns

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    Last time, I wrote a C++ program to count words in text files. This time, write some code to calculate the motion of an object as an excuse to create a class, use function pointers and mess with some new containers. Thanks to my colleagues Ale Contenti...
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    In the Community: Meet Tom Serface

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    Welcome to In the Community. This week, meet Tom Serface, C++ MVP and longtime Visual C++ user. I have been using VC++ with MFC since it first came out circa 1993 and I saw it demonstrated at a local Software Development show. I've been working for...
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    Visual Studio 3D Starter Kit – Now for Windows Phone 8

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    Last year, I decided I finally wanted to take the plunge into DirectX development. I'd done a little bit of OpenGL programming several years ago, but no graphics development since then. I bought a few DirectX books, worked through several online tutorials...
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    In the Community: Meet PJ Naughter

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    In the Community spotlights members of the C++ / developer community. This week, meet PJ Naughter, a C++ MVP and prolific C++ developer. Take it away, PJ… PJ has been a C++ MVP since 2007. In his spare time, he runs a personal web site at http...
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    do-while, casts, ODR, variadic templates - Core C++, Part 8

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    Part 8 of my third video lecture series (covering the C++ Core Language) is now available. In this part, I covered several topics: why I avoid do-while loops, how C and C++ casts behave and why they're dangerous, what the One Definition Rule is and how...
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    In the Community: Meet Nish Sivakumar

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    In the Community is a regular series spotlighting members of the C++ / developer community. This week, meet Nish, a C++ MVP, author and long-time developer. Nish has been writing code since 1990 when he first got his hands on an 8088 with 640 KB RAM...
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    Friday Miscellany #5

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    Welcome to another Friday Miscellany, a collection of interesting links from across the internet curated from social media, conversations and curiosity. From isocpp.org, B-Tree containers , a C++ template library that implements B-tree containers...
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    In The Community: Meet Marius Bancila

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    In the Community is a regular series spotlighting members of the C++ / developer community. This week, the spotlight is on Marius Bancila, a developer and C++ MVP. Marius has been developing desktop applications for 10 years, using different technologies...
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    After the Jump

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    This is a follow up to Jumping Into C++ , a first-hand account of my experiences writing my first modern C++ application. It was a simple exercise that turned out to be not so simple and much more educational than I imagined thanks to the community. ...
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    In The Community: Meet Kate Gregory

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    In the Community is an ongoing series spotlighting members of the C++ / developer community. This week, meet Kate Gregory. Kate Gregory has been using C++ since before Microsoft had a C++ compiler. She runs a small consulting company in rural Ontario...
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    Jumping into C++

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    I was a professional developer for years, working initially with C in labs and an engineering firm before moving on to other languages and stints as an enterprise developer and consultant. Other languages and tool were more in demand for the projects...
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    In The Community: Meet Jeremiah Morrill

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    This is the third installment of "In The Community," a series spotlighting members of the C++ / developer community. Today we meet Jeremiah Morrill, MVP, developer and community guy. Jeremiah has been in the software development field for 14 years...
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    Friday Miscellany #4

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    Welcome to another Friday Miscellany, a collection of interesting links from across the internet curated from social media, conversations and curiosity. It’s all about performance: Using Visual C++ 2012 to make the best use of your hardware...
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    In The Community: Meet James McNellis

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    This is the second installment in the "In The Community" series spotlighting members of the C++ / developer community. Today we meet James McNellis, a developer on the Visual C++ team and community guy. James is a developer on the Visual C++ team,...
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    Roaming Settings: Give Us Your Feedback!

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    Let's kick off 2013 with a survey J We have been researching roaming Visual Studio settings and have a few questions that will help gain insights into what the best experience would be. We have created a survey ( http://aka.ms/vsroaming ) aimed at...
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    In the Community: Meet Kenny Kerr

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    Hello. Welcome to the first "in the community" posts spotlighting members of the C++ and/or developer community. Today we meet Kenny Kerr and a Microsoft MVP who graciously agreed to "go first" :) Kenny is a computer programmer with a bias toward Windows...
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