Saturday, February 28, 2015

Windows App Studio

Windows App Studio–Free Tool to create apps in Windows Stores|Microsoft
"Windows App Studio. A free, online app creation tool that allows you to quickly build Windows (Store) and Windows Phone apps to publish, test, and share. Make changes, add content, and toggle between phone and tablet views to watch your app come alive.

And if you want to advanced programming features, Windows App Studio generates your source code ready for Visual Studio - a feature no other app-builder tool provides."




ScottGu's Blog - Introducing ASP.NET 5
"The ASP.NET 5 preview is now available as a preview release, and you can start using it today by downloading the latest CTP of Visual Studio 2015
ASP.NET 5 is an open source web framework for building modern web applications that can be developed and run on Windows, Linux and the Mac. It includes the MVC 6 framework, which now combines the features of MVC and Web API into a single web programming framework. ASP.NET 5 will also be the basis for SignalR 3 - enabling you to add real time functionality to cloud connected applications. ASP.NET 5 is built on the .NET Core runtime, but it can also be run on the full .NET Framework for maximum compatibility."

ASP.NET vNext | The ASP.NET Site

IoT: Spark Electron: Arduino + cellular

Spark Electron brings inexpensive cellular connectivity to IoT
"... a tiny $39 circuit board that you can think of as a cellular-connected Arduino with a SIM card. It also has an ARM Cortex M3 processor, 128K RAM, 1MB of flash storage, and a USB port... Spark’s plan runs $3 per month for 1MB of data; each additional MB costs $1."

Car Dashboards: Apple, Google, Microsoft

The Race to Save Your Car's Dashboard
The Race to Save Your Car's Dashboard

Google and Apple Fight for the Car Dashboard -
"Apple’s CarPlay system uses an iPhone to power a car’s center screen. 
Google has a rival system Android Auto.
Roughly two dozen car brands have signed on with each system; many cars will offer both."

Microsoft wants to bring its Windows tiles to your car dashboard | Digital Trends

Car Dashboard UI Collection — Medium

"BMW Future Vision Concept 2014"

"Tesla Model S production"
"Mercedes Benz S-Class Coupe 2014 Production"

" Aston Martin Lagonda 1976 Production"