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  • Handling Device add/remove in Universal Apps (MIDI in this case)

    Many device-oriented apps (bluetooth, MIDI, etc.) require you to restart the app when you want to detect a new device. I've seen this both in Windows Store/Universal apps, and even in big desktop apps. Instead, these apps should detect changes during runtime, and respond gracefully. Example: You load up a synthesizer app. After it loads, you realize you forgot to plug in your keyboard contro...

  • Running a simple .NET console app on the Intel Galileo with Windows

    A few weeks back, my friend Morten Neilsen tweeted that he was able to get a .NET console app running on the Intel Galileo with Windows. I was curious because that's not a scenario we thought would work. So, I thought I'd try it out myself. Please note that .NET is not currently supported on the Intel Galileo, but it's still fun to experiment and see what works and what doesn't. To join the...