MSDN Magazine Online Kinect column

This month, MSDN Magazine started a new column on the online content devoted to Kinect. And I am authoring it! Check out the first article:

It covers the very basics of developing applications that use Kinect for Windows. I explain the capabilities of Kinect, explain how to get one and the differences between Kinect for Xbox & Windows and then demo creating a WPF application that draws the skeleton of the user on the screen. And all without having to write a single line of code! If that’s not lowering the bar, I don’t know what is!

So check it out, leave some comments and if you are interested, keep coming back. The first few articles are targeting beginners to level the playing field a bit. Then we will be getting into more and more advanced uses and capabilities as well as exploring other domains (robotics, etc). Hope you enjoy it!

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About lelandholmquest

After serving in the Navy as a Reactor Operator on fast attack submarines, I earned both a Bachelor's and Masters in Information Technology from American InterContinental University and am currently working on my doctorate. I have a beautiful wife and two of the sweetest daughters a man could ask for. And I work for the greatest company: Microsoft. At Microsoft I work on the knowledge management system for Microsoft Services: Campus on Office 365.
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