• Kinect for Windows: SDK and Runtime version 1.5 Released – Craig Eisler of the Kinect for Windows team announces the release of the Kinect for Windows SDK and Runtime version 1.5. This release includes a number of major improvements including Kinect Studio, a tool for working with and replaying Kinect data, Face Tracking support, human interface guidelines.
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  • Introducing GitHub For Windows – GitHub, and Phil Haack announce the public release of GitHub for Windows, their easy way of getting up and running with Git (and GitHub) on the Windows Platform. The application is a Metro styled one, and provides a nice user experience, and the application is also bundled with an enhanced version of Git and the Posh-Git PowerShell extensions.



  • Windows 8 Camp in a Box – Mike Ormond highlights the availability of the materials from the Windows 8 Camp events which have been run here in the UK. The materials include the Hand on Labs, Presentations, samples giving those who didn’t attend (or those who did) a chance to gain knowledge.
  • Event: Tech.Days: Visual Studio 11 Online Event, 28th June 2012, 1pm to 3pm – Sara Allison highlights an early afternoon online presentation on Visual Studio 11, looking at the Agile / Scrum features, Story boarding and IntelliTrace, improvements to the IDE, Coded UI Tests, and how non-VS developers can interact. The event is an online presentation between 1pm and 3pm on Thursday 28th June.