Microsoft has today released the final RTW(Release-To-Web) version of Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 . This update is the latest in a cumulative series of feature additions and bug fixes for Visual Studio 2012.
Latest update for WCF RIA Services v 1.0 includes support for Windows 8.1 and VS2010, 2012, 2013.
Version: 4.1.61829.0 | Date Published: 11/5/2013
Little about WCF RIA Services
“ WCF RIA Services simplifies the traditional n-tier application pattern by bringing together the ASP.NET and Silverlight platforms. RIA Services provides a pattern to write application logic that runs on the mid-tier and controls access to data for queries, changes and custom operations. It also provides end-to-end support for common tasks such as data validation, authentication and roles by integrating with Silverlight components on the client and ASP.NET on the mid-tier. “
Recently Microsoft has introduced some changes to Certificates associated to each Microsoft Certifications. Here is a quick overview of how the new design of developer certification – certificates would look like:
Microsoft has released latest version of Kinect SDK for Windows and Kinect Developer Toolkit for Windows. The Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) enables developers to create applications that support gesture and voice recognition, using Kinect sensor technology on computers running Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows Embedded Standard 7.
News features available in this SDK are:
Color Capture and Camera Pose Finder for Kinect Fusion
Webserver for Kinect Data Streams
Kinect Background Removal
Windows 8.1 Support
HTML interaction sample
Multiple-sensor Kinect Fusion sample.
Adaptive UI sample
Realistic color capture with Kinect Fusion.
Improved tracking robustness with Kinect Fusion.
The Kinect for Windows SDK, driver, and runtime v1.8 are 100% compatible with Kinect for Windows v1.0, 1.5, 1.6, and 1.7 applications.
The Kinect for Windows SDK includes the following:
Drivers for using Kinect for Windows sensors on a computer running Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows Embedded Standard 7
Application programming interfaces (APIs) and device interfaces