Discount on my Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide Book

Dear readers, I am very happy to share that my book “Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide” is now available with a great discount.  You can avail discount of 30% on the eBook and 20% on the print on the ‘Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide’ book.

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This offer is valid until 31st Jan, 2016.

This book was published on Dec. 2012, and it covers the Kinect for Windows SDK v1.6 with Kinect Sensor v1.

Thanks for your great response and  feedback till now.

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I Wish you a Happy New Year 2016

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Wish you and your family a  very happy and prosperous New Year in year 2016. Time for a new beginning, new days and new year. May this new year bring many opportunities your way to explore every joy of life. I Hope this new year fills your life with happiness and perfect health always, much more success and happiness. New year brings new ideas, new hopes and of course courage to overcome all the new challenges.
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Building a Home Security System with Arduino – Book Review

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Packt Publishing released a new title named,  Building a Home Security System with Arduino authored by Jorge R. Castro. I  received a free copy of this book from the publisher and agreed to read the book and write the review.

I personally have lot of interest for Home Security System, and worked  a lot with different Home Security Scenarios using Kinect for Windows device. Hence, reading out this book was full of enjoyment for me. This book gives  a great coverage of different possibilities that you can design for.

My Review :

It is a great book for anyone who is starting with Arduino and want to build some cool stuff by own. The approach of the book made it very easy to follow and learn.  This book start with very well explanation of different scenarios of Home Security system, how does they works and how you can turn your current home to a security system.  This actually gives you a  well understanding about different platform, scenarios and types of application that you can easily built.
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Announcement : Packt’s JavaScript Week 2015

Here is an exciting offer from Packt’s and if you love reading, you should not miss this opportunity .. and weekend is here… well, here is the deal :

JavaScript Week

Packt Publishing has launched JavaScript Week until Sunday 15th November. We are offering a 50% discount on our newest and most popular JavaScript titles. Take your pick – from emerging frameworks such as React.js and Meteor, to full stack web development with MEAN.
Do take advantage of our JavaScript bundle offer. Simply select any 5 of the discounted titles and get all of them for just $50 – all you need to do is add them to your cart, and the discount will instantly be applied.

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Presenting at Global Azure Bootcamp 2015 – Microsoft User Group Hyderabad 25th April 2015

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Microsoft User Group Hyderabad (MUGH ) invites you to Global Azure Bootcamp 2015 . This is scheduled on coming Saturday(25th April) at Microsoft Campus , Building 3 MPR Halls , Gachibowli, Hyderabad.  It’s a one full day of deep dive sessions on Azure for Developers and IT Pro’s delivered by the experts to get you started on complex topics like Media Streaming, Mobile Services, Cloud App Development and IoT. Continue reading

I Wish you a Happy New Year 2015

Wish you and your family a  very happy and prosperous New Year in year 2015. Time for a new beginning, new days and new year. May this new year bring many opportunities your way to explore every joy of life. I Hope this new year fills your life with happiness and perfect health always, much more success and happiness. New year brings new ideas, new hopes and of course courage to overcome all the new challenges.
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Daily .NET Tips – It’s 4 Years Today !

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Daily .NET Tips is aiming to sharing useful coding tips and tricks for .NET Developers. This site completely design for sharing Tips and Tricks, new features, productivity tips and useful Code Snippet which anyone can use in their daily development work. A single tip can improve productivity of work while coding – With this vision I launched Daily .NET Tips website on 27th Dec – 2010, and it’s 4 Years from now. It has been a long journey and I had a lots of learning over the years. And I promise, I will keep that continue.
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Presenting at DevDays – Microsoft User Group Hyderabad 29th November 2014

Microsoft User Group Hyderabad (MUGH ) invites you to Developer Day on 29th Nov’14. This is scheduled on this Saturday(29th Nov– from  9:00 A.M  to 1.30 PM ) at Microsoft Campus , Building 3 MPR Halls , Gachibowli, Hyderabad.

I am presenting on “A lap around C# 6.0 and Visual Studio 2015 Preview” . During this one hr. session, I will be talking about new features of C# 6.0 and new features of Visual Studio 2015 Preview version and some more insights.
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Visual Studio 2013 and .NET 4.5 Expert Cookbook – Book Review

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Packt Publishing released a new title named, Visual Studio 2013 and .NET 4.5 Expert Cookbook  authored by Abhishek Sur. I  received a free copy of this book from the author and agreed to read the book and write the review.

Product DetailsAs the title says, this book turned out to be a nice and detailed collection of  insights on various powerful capabilities of Visual Studio 2013 and .NET 4.5.  The approach of the book made it very easy to follow, learn as it takes you through the insides of each topic  with – what, why, how and so on. This book is written in the form of recipes with step-by-step guide on every topic and they are really easy to understand and to deal with complex software problems.

This book starts with few handy tips of debugging, then covers WCF 4.5,  tips on Windows Phone 8, Working with Team Foundation Server etc.  This book also covers Testing application using Visual Studio, MEF, T4 templates and ends with some nice touch up on Azure.

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