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Thinking about the Cloud and/or Azure?

Gartner predicts that by 2013, "Cloud computing will grow to 20% or more of the total IT budget. As a developer, where do your Cloud skills current stand? Have you built your first application yet? Have you even taken thirty minutes to follow one of the walkthroughs that are available?

Kinect for Windows

Microsoft officially announced that a new Kinect for Windows device will be released on February 1st along with a commercial license for using the Kinect SDK. This new device shouldn't be seen as simply a toy any more than a computer mouse is a toy.I posted an article today on Codeguru, "Kinect for Windows: A New Interface for Your Apps." In this article, I touch on the licensing, show a bit of code, and more. Using a few lines of code, You'll see how little code is needed to start integrating with a Kinect! Rather than my repeating everything here, take a look at the article! Click now!

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Live Event Date: January 28, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m. ET / 8:00 a.m. PT Check out this upcoming live webcast and join Jeff Sloyer, IBM Developer Evangelist and Master Inventor, for a tutorial for building cloud-based applications. Using IBM's platform as a service, Bluemix, Jeff will show you how to architect and assemble cloud-based applications built for cloud scale. Leveraging the power of microservices, developers can quickly translate monolithic applications to a cloud-based microarchitecture. This hour-long …

  • New IT trends to support worker mobility -- such as VDI and BYOD -- are quickly gaining interest and adoption. But just as with any new trend, there are concerns and pitfalls to avoid. Download this paper to learn the most important considerations to keep in mind for your VDI project.

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