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by ChrisBriggsy
Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: How To I Can Access MSSQL in My Pi
Replies: 5
Views: 5806

Re: How To I Can Access MSSQL in My Pi

How To I Can Access MSSQL in My Pi You can't directly, but you have 2 options: Create a web api or use SQL Option 1: Creating an API is pretty straight forward, see more here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbZMWTizaO4 This would allow the Pi to communicate with the database via REST. (Check out m...
by ChrisBriggsy
Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:00 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Blank App (Universal) : how to have the designer?
Replies: 5
Views: 1285

Re: Blank App (Universal) : how to have the designer?

Chris: That should be more up to date than 10240 shouldn't it? The latest MS requirements are now 10586 all round I think Agreed 10240 is the previous build, I updated before Sydney .Net usergroup (which was record in the video) and discovered this annoying surprise when I was practicing my talk wi...
by ChrisBriggsy
Mon Jan 11, 2016 7:28 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Blank App (Universal) : how to have the designer?
Replies: 5
Views: 1285

Re: Blank App (Universal) : how to have the designer?

Hi Louise, I know the issue you're experiencing, as I reference it in 'Learn how to create a Windows Universal App with IoT & Raspberry Pi ' ( https://youtu.be/8mbtOpnYMNU?t=554 ) Currently, I am unaware of a workaround for this problem (if you don't have the 10240 version of the SDK installed on yo...
by ChrisBriggsy
Fri Jan 01, 2016 12:21 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: What kinda content is the community hungry for?
Replies: 5
Views: 1057

Re: What kinda content is the community hungry for?

Hi ricl, Is any of that any use to you? Yes, thank you ricl for you reply it was quite useful. Do you want it educational or maker or business or all three? I mostly target education with my content. Do you want to setup an outline of what you want to do and I'll see if we can find stuff that fits?...
by ChrisBriggsy
Thu Dec 31, 2015 4:51 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: What kinda content is the community hungry for?
Replies: 5
Views: 1057

Re: What kinda content is the community hungry for?

Hi ricl, Thank you for the reply, Can you find a sponsor to do some of the costs? No need for sponsorship per say I work for SSW, one of the highlights of which is getting to collaborate with the SSW TV team. Who have the professional gear, knowledge & experience to take my raw technical content an...
by ChrisBriggsy
Wed Dec 30, 2015 11:59 pm
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: What kinda content is the community hungry for?
Replies: 5
Views: 1057

What kinda content is the community hungry for?

Hi All,

I create high quality video content e.g. http://blog.chrisbriggsy.com/Windows-In ... to-sizzle/

If you could leave a suggestion about what Windows 10 for IoT content you would like to see that would be much appreciated!

Many thanks,

Chris
by ChrisBriggsy
Tue Dec 22, 2015 4:55 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: VIDEO - IoT/ Win10 double header event
Replies: 0
Views: 436

VIDEO - IoT/ Win10 double header event

The Sydney.NET User Group held an IoT/Win10 double header event, which had two passionate developers presenting on a range of topics including IoT, Raspberry Pi & Windows 10 for IoT. Windows Internet of Things development starts to sizzle – Learn the Universal Windows Platform - Chris Briggs Windows...
by ChrisBriggsy
Tue Sep 08, 2015 10:35 pm
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Setting up Dependency Injection for Windows 10 for IoT
Replies: 0
Views: 700

Setting up Dependency Injection for Windows 10 for IoT

I just published this blog on how to set up set up Dependency Injection for Universal Windows Platform using Autofac. Why would I want to use Dependency Injection? ‣ More Testable Code ‣ More Reusable Code ‣ More Readable Code To read more check out my blog post: http://blog.chrisbriggsy.com/Getting...
by ChrisBriggsy
Wed Jul 22, 2015 10:04 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: How to use Polly for easy transient exception handling
Replies: 0
Views: 436

How to use Polly for easy transient exception handling

Add robustness to your Windows IoT, by using Polly for easy transient exception handling We face a range difficulties when taking our Windows IoT creations out of the lab and into the real world. Recently, it occurred to me that most of the code related issues, which made these deployments difficul...
by ChrisBriggsy
Wed Jul 22, 2015 5:10 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: What blogs or people do you follow on Twitter 4 Win 10 iot
Replies: 1
Views: 666

What blogs or people do you follow on Twitter 4 Win 10 iot

Hi All,

Throwing this question out there, what blogs or people do you follow on Twitter for Win 10 iot?

Many thanks, Chris
by ChrisBriggsy
Thu Jul 09, 2015 2:46 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Dev Superpowers - Jumping into Windows Internet of Things
Replies: 6
Views: 1372

Re: Dev Superpowers - Jumping into Windows Internet of Thing

Apologize for the late reply, thank you Terry for the encouragement
by ChrisBriggsy
Sat Jul 04, 2015 7:16 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Dev Superpowers - Jumping into Windows Internet of Things
Replies: 6
Views: 1372

Re: Dev Superpowers - Jumping into Windows Internet of Thing

The 'Dev Superpowers - Jumping into Windows Internet of Things' webinar was a big success and has now been posted on to YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOnADQIdrTk
by ChrisBriggsy
Sat Jul 04, 2015 7:09 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: C# temperature measuring rpi 2
Replies: 14
Views: 5204

Re: C# temperature measuring rpi 2

Hi Immortalek, You can measure on the raspberry pi, but you'll need to an additional sensor, ie the Sparkfun weather shield https://www.sparkfun.com/products/12081 I recorded a webinar, in which I create a windows universal application deployed to Pi2 that takes temperature and humidity readings and...
by ChrisBriggsy
Tue Jun 09, 2015 11:30 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Dev Superpowers - Jumping into Windows Internet of Things
Replies: 6
Views: 1372

Re: Free Webinar: Jumping into Windows Internet of Things

Hi Forrrge, thank you for the compliment, yes the plan is to upload a recording of the webinar. It will be made available on http://tv.ssw.com/ and https://www.youtube.com/sswtv .
by ChrisBriggsy
Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:32 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Windows 10 first boot - Remote access, no monitor
Replies: 19
Views: 10705

Re: Windows 10 first boot - Remote access, no monitor

Hi lucdig, Yes, you can connect to the Pi running win10 without a monitor as long as you know its IP address. A network scanning app such as nmap on PC or iNet on IOS would be able to discover the Pi's IP address. Once you find the address of the pi follow the steps outlined in the following blog po...
by ChrisBriggsy
Tue Jun 09, 2015 3:08 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Dev Superpowers - Jumping into Windows Internet of Things
Replies: 6
Views: 1372

Dev Superpowers - Jumping into Windows Internet of Things

http://tv.ssw.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/DevSuperPowers-Banner-IOT1.jpg Edit: Now available on YouTube! In this presentation, I will teach you how to jump head first into Windows Internet of Things (IoT) development by using the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), allowing developers to build one...
by ChrisBriggsy
Tue Jun 02, 2015 10:34 pm
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Beginners guide to GPIO in Win 10 IoT
Replies: 0
Views: 1455

Beginners guide to GPIO in Win 10 IoT

Windows 10 IoT is about more than just code and it is important to understand both the hardware and software. In this tutorial, we will wire up and write the code required to create a universal application that will, turn an LED on and off each time the button is pressed. http://blog.chrisbriggsy.co...
by ChrisBriggsy
Sun May 31, 2015 12:40 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: MediaElement doesn't load MP4 video
Replies: 4
Views: 2277

Re: MediaElement doesn't load MP4 video

Hi jay691, I have been able to reproduce your issue and was unable to stream a video from the internet and display it within a media element. To further understand the problem, I downloaded the video and copied it to the Pi as an asset, the result was that the video can play at a very low frame rate...
by ChrisBriggsy
Sat May 30, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: How to Consume SignalR in Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Previe
Replies: 11
Views: 3943

Re: How to Consume SignalR in Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Pr

Hi Sebastian, thank you for the replies, My apologies for the lateness of my reply. I agree SignalR is great fun, SignalR has served me well on a number of different projects. Hopefully you'll write a blog post or post instructions to the form on how you set up a SignalR Server on a mobile ARM devic...
by ChrisBriggsy
Tue May 26, 2015 10:48 pm
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Using SQLite in Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Preview
Replies: 24
Views: 9049

Re: Using SQLite in Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Preview

Thank you Forrrge, Gerrit, Heater and Sebastian for your positive feedback on the blog post.
by ChrisBriggsy
Mon May 25, 2015 11:29 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Using SQLite in Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Preview
Replies: 24
Views: 9049

Using SQLite in Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Preview

Do you need a lightweight reliable database? Does it need to work without an internet connection? Do you want to save yourself a mountain of configuration…Then the answer is SQLite! In the blog post I outline the benefits of using SQLite and provide a step by step tutorial. http://blog.chrisbriggsy....
by ChrisBriggsy
Sun May 24, 2015 9:34 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Error deploying robot app
Replies: 4
Views: 1131

Re: Error deploying robot app

Hi jd001982, Sadly I don't have a solution to the issue you outlined. Although I wrote a blog post about common deployment issues with Windows IoT apps. ( http://blog.chrisbriggsy.com/Getting-Started-Win10-IoT/ ) I recommend giving the steps outlined a go, on the long shot they inadvertently fix you...
by ChrisBriggsy
Mon May 18, 2015 4:10 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: How to Consume SignalR in Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Previe
Replies: 11
Views: 3943

Re: How to Consume SignalR in Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Pr

Thank you, Sebastian, for the reply. I've never tried host a SignalR Server inside of a Windows universal app. Commonly the server part is hosted in an ASP.NET application in IIS, but I have heard that it is possible to self-hosted a SignalR server within a console application or Windows service. ht...
by ChrisBriggsy
Sun May 17, 2015 5:21 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: How to Consume SignalR in Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Previe
Replies: 11
Views: 3943

How to Consume SignalR in Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Previe

We never want to have our devices constantly polling for updates; rather we would greatly prefer to have the server push updates. One way that we can achieve this is to use SignalR. It is a useful framework from Microsoft that enables real-time communication between client and server. I've written a...
by ChrisBriggsy
Wed May 06, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Xmal designer won't load when trying to create windows 10 un
Replies: 6
Views: 1390

Re: Xmal designer won't load when trying to create windows 1

Thank you jonesypeter & jerryellis for you replies,
: If you select ARM as your platform you get "Design view is unavailable for x64 and ARM target platforms"


Very interesting because if I select ARM, all i see is xaml code no the error message.

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