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Things to Consider When Designing a 3D Experience on HoloLens

Many have heard of the incredible, hands free, fully untethered, augmented reality computing device created by Microsoft, known as HoloLens by now as it has been out in the early market for some time.  This device allows people to interact with their environment in ways that has never been seen before, (apart from science fiction).  With these new paradigms comes new challenges when designing a well-polished and compelling user experience on HoloLens.  I have found that nailing down these key areas early in design will help the overall application build go smoothly.

Sam Figie by Sam Figie

Build and Deploy Node.js web apps in Azure App Service

This quick tutorial shows you how to build a simple Node.js application and deploy it to the Azure App Service, from the command-line. The steps in this tutorial can be followed on any operating system that can run Node.js.  

Zavier Sanders by Zavier Sanders

Starting from scratch with Windows 10 Anniversary Update

With the release of Windows 10 Anniversary update, many of us will be upgrading to it. But many of us will also be installing it from scratch. You can cut down the time your machine is out of service by automating application installation with a simple script.

Carl Schweitzer by Carl Schweitzer

Using UI Wireframes & UX Mock-ups to Attain Group Consensus - The Art of the Dog-and-Pony-Show.

Creative Platforms are planned, scrutinized and scrapped and then reimagined from the ground up many times over.  If done correctly a creative platform can imbue a consumer with a magical sense that they themselves personify a brand.

This Holy Grail in advertising psychology… is the insubstantial brand equity that agencies strive to produce.

User Interface Design and the ability to shape a User’s Experience operates a lot like the pursuit of a perfect Customer Experience and how it builds Brand Equity

Damon Sanchez by Damon Sanchez

ASP.NET Core 1.0 - Quick Look at RAZOR Views new Tag Helpers

Of the many features that are being revealed through the ASP.NET 5 RC's and other announcements, one of the first things that peeked my interest were the updates to RAZOR views with the addition of tag helpers.  The cool thing about these new tag helpers is, it allows the developer to create Razor views that look more like HTML and less like C#.

Sam Figie by Sam Figie

HoloLens Point of View Glimpse

See an example of HoloLens first person point of view. Watch a couple simple HoloLens interactions such as 3D meshing a room, then engaging with holograms.

Eric Franz by Eric Franz