• Supporting the Windows Store Certification D3D Device Trim requirement

    Applications submitted to the Windows Store must pass the Windows App Certification Kit.  This kit launches the application and performs multiple tests to ensure that the application meets the Windows Store requirements.  A test category labeled Direct3D Feature Test checks if your application properly calls IDXGIDevice3::Trim when it is suspended. Starting in Windows 8.1, apps...
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  • UAP in Action: Running OpenCV on Raspberry Pi II

    Microsoft Windows 10 offers the promise to build applications once that will run on every device. Leveraging our contributions to OpenCV for Modern Windows , we have also worked with the product engineering team to apply this work to Win10. With this last branch (vs2015-samples) on the MS Open Tech GitHub repo, we allow developers...
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  • A minor update to the Azure Toolkit for Eclipse – now with Maven projects!

    We’re releasing several minor community-requested enhancements to the Azure Toolkit for Eclipse , following on from our major release in March, which included the ability to run the Azure Toolkit for Eclipse on Mac and Linux, and generate Ant scripts from a deployment project that can be run outside of Eclipse, on any Apache Ant-enabled...
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  • Using Virtual Machines and Containers for Community Development

    Open source when viewed as a software development model is all about the community. Code is, of course, critical to the success of a project, but it is the community that rights the code. Therefore a focus on community development is, in many ways, even more important than writing code. It is with this in...
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