Speaker: DaveVoyles

Indie Dev Podcast, Episode 32 – Last of Tales, Barkely: Shut Up and Jam Gaiden

Indie Dev Podcast, Episode 32 – Last of Tales, Barkely: Shut Up and Jam Gaiden

The SNES was introduced to America 25 years ago, today. With that console came a plethora of 16-bit JRPGs, which would inspire developers for generations to come. The distinct art style, sound effects, and turn-based gameplay is what attracted so many, not to mention the engaging storylines which could last for 40+ hours. Six years […]

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Using a Gamepad for HTML5 projects

Using a Gamepad for HTML5 projects

The HTML5 gamepad API allows you interact with the web browser through a traditional gamepad, whether it is from Microsoft, Sony, or some other third party product. Bear in mind that it is an experimental technology, so that means it isn’t implemented in every browser (yet). Mozilla has some fantastic docs and examples for the […]

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Episode 30 – Pek Pongpaet and Daniel Pesina, Mortal Kombat

Episode 30 – Pek Pongpaet and Daniel Pesina, Mortal Kombat

This week is a bit different. I’ve got my co-worker in DC, Shahed Chowdhuri on the show, along with Pek Pongpaet (pong-pat) and Daniel Pesina. Shahed and Pek grew up together, and Pek met Daniel while studying at his Wushu.  Daniel played Johnny Cage and ninjas Sub-Zero, Scorpion, Reptile, Smoke, and Noob Saibot in several […]

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Quick Dev: Building Hosted Web Apps on Android, iOS and Windows with manifoldJS

Quick Dev: Building Hosted Web Apps on Android, iOS and Windows with manifoldJS

Hosted Web Apps bring the best of the web to store apps with minimal effort. They are a great way to reach more users with the experience you’ve already built. And when you update your web experience, your users get the same update in hosted web apps too. The hard thing about hosted apps was […]

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Web.Dev 12: Converting a Website to a Hybrid Mobile App in Seconds

Web.Dev 12: Converting a Website to a Hybrid Mobile App in Seconds

@DaveVoyles What is a hybrid mobile app? ManifoldJS aims to make the life of a mobile developer easier than ever, by utilizing  Web App Manifests,  which allowing websites to declare app-like properties. ManifoldJS uses that standard for those platforms that support it, but falls back to Cordova for those who don’t. Cordova is great, but the […]

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Once I used a motorized desk, I never looked back

Once I used a motorized desk, I never looked back

@DaveVoyles I recently picked up a motorized desk after reading this review from Wirecutter . I wound up going with the Jarvis Standing Desk Frame ($525 at Amazon), then throwing a $29 IKEA  Linmon table top on it. I also wanted to cover how I wired things up, to allow things to seamless transition between sitting […]

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Indie Dev Podcast – Ep 30 – Anthony Swinnich, Neon Deity Games

Indie Dev Podcast – Ep 30 – Anthony Swinnich, Neon Deity Games

@DaveVoyles Developed by Neon Deity Games, Shutshimi: Seriously Swole is a randomized shoot’em up about a muscle-bound fish with memory problems defending the seven seas. But there’s a catch (there’s always a catch): you’ve been cursed with an incredibly short attention span. Combat waves and upgrade cycles only last 10 seconds a piece. Listen to the […]

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Quick Dev: Debugging using VorlonJS

Quick Dev: Debugging using VorlonJS

Dave Voyles joins James Quick to show us how we can easily use VorlonJS to remotely debug websites and test our JavaScript. [1:30] Project overview [2:15] DEMO: Debugging with VorlonJS Follow the conversation @msdev Become a Fan @ facebook.com/MSFTDev Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes, Windows Phone Marketplace or RSS If you’re interested in learning […]

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Recap of the Unity Roadshow in Philadelphia for game devs

Recap of the Unity Roadshow in Philadelphia for game devs

@DaveVoyles This weekend the team at Unity stopped by Philadelphia to attend not only Dev Night  on Thursday at the Philly Game Forge, but also to Pipeline Philly on Saturday to host a day-long workshop and testing for certifications. All of Unity’s upcoming events cab be found at unity3d.com/events. I had a chance to stop by […]

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How to livestream any piece of hardware on Twitch (consoles, too!)

How to livestream any piece of hardware on Twitch (consoles, too!)

@DaveVoyles OK I lied. I still don’t have a way of capturing RF out from your TurboGrafx. But everything else works fine, (especially old consoles) I’ve tried it!  In this video I show you how to use a capture card, such as AverMedia’s Live Gamer Extreme in tandem with OBS (Open Broadcast Software) to record and […]

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Create a free WordPress site on Azure using Project Nami and SQL

Create a free WordPress site on Azure using Project Nami and SQL

@DaveVoyles WordPress powers 25% of the internet, and hosts everything from blogs and personal projects to e-commerce sites.  I want to show you how to create a free wordpress site of your own, utilizing Microsoft’s BizSpark program for Startups, and a Azure. If you don’t have a BizSpark account, reach out to me! Using Azure […]

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Game Dev Show 13 – How to livestream

Game Dev Show 13 – How to livestream

@DaveVoylesDo you ever watch people on Twitch.tv or YouTube livestream themselves playing a game, or put together really professional videos about "how to" do something? Well it’s not limited to just professionals anymore — you can do it to. In this video, Dave shows you the various pieces of software and hardware that you’ll need […]

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