[#WINDOWS10] New options for Docking Windows

Hello!

Those of us who use the keyboard a lot, for sure we appreciate the options that we have with the Windows key combination + Cursor (up, down, right, or left) since Windows 7. When you perform one of these combinations, the window with focus is docked to a specific section in your desktop.

I personally use it a lot and now using Windows 10, I realized that something had changed. Now in addition to docking to left and right options, we have additionals options, ie: once accommodated a window to the left, pressing Windows + Up and it conforms to a 4th part of our desktop. With 2 or 3 row combinations, we have interesting layouts.

In the video below, you can see how windows are accommodated and the combination that I use in each case in a label above leftW10 Docking Windows

Best regards

/Bruno

[#WINDOWS10] Nuevas opciones para Docking Windows

Hola!

los que usamos mucho el teclado agradecemos desde Windows 7, las opciones que tenemos con la combinación de teclas Windows + Cursor (up, down, right o left). Cuando presionamos una de estas combinaciones, la ventana con el foco se acomoda (dockea) a una sección de nuestro escritorio.

Yo personalmente lo uso bastante y al momento de cambiar a Windows 10, me dí cuenta de que algo había cambiado. Ahora además de las opciones de docking hacia derecha izquierda, tenemos la opción de, una vez acomodada una ventana a la izquierda, presionar Windows + Up y la misma se ajusta a una 4ta parte de nuestro escritorio. Con 2 o 3 combinaciones seguidas, logramos tener layouts interesantes.

En el siguiente video, pueden ver como se acomodan las ventanas y la combinación que utilizo en cada caso en un label arriba a la izquierdaW10 Docking Windows

Saludos

/Bruno

[#EVENT] Materials and Video for the #Coding4Fun Developer’s Day event

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Hello!

It’s been a few weeks since I participated in the event on the day of the programmer. It was a beautiful occasion since it allowed me to stand for 45 minutes in virtual form in my hometown: Cordoba Argentina. In the event, the classical materials, a little USB Hacking, Arduinos, Leap Motions, etc.

And now that I have returned from South Africa, and will finally have a couple of days at home, because I’m

- Matias Iacono, thank for the opportunity to share something in remote

-Thank also the organization that commissioned in addition to record it live and share it here

-The quality of the recording is very good, however live is better Open-mouthed smile

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-Share the slides

- And obviously also the fonts used in the presentation

https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=BEF06DFFDB192125! 78606 & authkey =!AAlKDEcYMs659L0 & ithint = file % 2czip

Video: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/52597309

Saludos @ Home

El Bruno

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[#EVENT] Materiales y video del dia del programador #Coding4Fun

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Hola!

Ya han pasado un par de semanas desde que participé en el evento del día del programador. Fue una linda ocasión ya que me permitió estar 45 minutos en forma virtual en mi tierra natal: Córdoba Argentina. En el evento, los materiales clásicos, un poco de USB Hacking, Arduinos, Leap Motions, etc.

Y ahora que he vuelto de SudAfrica, y tendré por fín un par de días en casa, pues me toca

- Agradecer a Matias Iacono, por la oportunidad de compartir algo en remoto

- Agradecer también a la organización que se encargó además de grabarlo en vivo y compartirlo aquí

- La calidad de la grabación es bastante buena, sin embargo en vivo es mejor Open-mouthed smile

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- Compartir las slides

- Y obviamente también los fuentes usados en la presentación

https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=BEF06DFFDB192125!78606&authkey=!AAlKDEcYMs659L0&ithint=file%2czip

Video: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/52597309

Saludos @ Home

El Bruno

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[#VS2013] Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 is available, Menu Uppercase = false de la forma natural y una pila de cosas muy interesantes !!!

Hola!

Lo que hace 2 años dió más de un disgusto por fin está ya como parte nativa del IDE con el Visual Studio 2013 Update 3. Como siempre un Video vale más que mil palabras

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Aunque lo realmente interesante que encontramos en el Update 3 de Visual Studio 2013 es lo siguiente:

Si no lo has hecho te recomiendo descargar e instalar ya el Update 3 para tu Visual Studio 2013.

Descarga: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=390465

Fuente: http://www.visualstudio.com/news/2014-aug-4-vs#IntelliTrace

Saludos @ Home

El Bruno

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[#CODING4FUN] XBoxOne Controller and USB Rocket Launcher

Hello!

Let’s start in the end of the post with the output video

Now a little explanation on how to assemble this. I used the basis of my post about How to control with C# XBoxOne command. Then with a bit of code to control the rocket launcher, I get to connect both devices and the fun starts.

The complete solution includes 3 projects, 1 is responsible for controlling the Rocket Launcher, then the app WPF to coordinate signals of the remote control and the Lance missiles. Finally I have a PCL that is responsible for translating Int32 values from the command in command more basic type: up, down, left or right.

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Actually, the work has not been very complicated, the only thing I had to keep in mind is the values that sends the controller. After seeing that the GamePad moves in the range of an Int32, the best thing was to define values for LeftFar > Left > Center > Right > RightFar, with values between – 20000 > – 10000 > 0 > 10000 > 20000. In this way a kind MoveControler helped me to translate these values the position of the joystick on the remote control.

The example is pretty simple, since I use the classes that I have created in previous posts to control the Lance missiles. For example

In this example I have left out the “corners”, I have to update the class RocketController to support this elegantly Winking smile

By the way, the full code can be downloaded from here: http://1drv.ms/1pQDQQx

Important: I deleted the NuGet packages so that the code is not very heavy, please download them again to be able to compile the solution.

References

http://elbruno.com/2014/06/27/coding4fun-xboxone-game-controller-c-fun-time/

http://1drv.ms/1pQDQQx

Saludos @ Home

El Bruno

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[#LEAP] What’s new in #LeapMotion SDK V2 Beta

Hello!

Friends of the Leap Motion are that they leave. Yesterday they have released a new version of the SDK and the truth is that it brings quite a few interesting things. Among them there are 2 that are especially useful: Pitch and Grab. In the following video you can see how the action of Pitch gives a value between 0 and 1 when they come together the fingers of the hand. And Grab also gives a value between 0 and 1 for the action of seizing.

Another interesting fact is that we now have 2 properties that allow us to identify if the hand that is on the sensor is the left or right hand. The names are the most original IsLeftHand and IsRightHand.

As much as I do the code is not very complicated. In this case the controller of the Leap, analyzes in the event OnFrame() if there is any hand on it (line 15). Then on the first detected hand a series of events are released with the pitch, Grab and identification of left & right hand value.

 

The WPF app subscribes to these events and shows the value of them as seen in the video.

Source: https://developer.leapmotion.com/?utm_source=Leap+Motion+Developer+Newsletter & utm_campaign = 24e87d0847-Developer_Newsletter_63 & utm_medium = email & utm_term = 0_d7eaf93515-24e87d0847-63721789

Saludos @ La Finca

El Bruno

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