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Books  for  C#

 

John Sharp's text is recommended with its downloadable source code samples and an easy set of step-by-step tutorials suitable for students and teachers running ahead. The system works well and smoothly and all the files worked, with multiple backups and support offered from the publisher.

 

Sharp, J. (2015) Microsoft Visual C# Step by Step (Step by Step Developer). 8th edition, 819 pages. Kindle edition around $30AUD.  USA: Microsoft Press.

 

Books for developing for Kinect SDK:

 

Webb, J. & Ashley, J. (2012) Beginning Kinect Programming with the Microsoft Kinect SDK. Kindle edition around $30AUD. USA: Apress Publishing.

 

Jana, A. (2012) Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide. Kindle edition around $20AUD. UK: Packt Publishing.

 

Gioio, C. & Fascinari, M. (2013) Kinect in Motion: Audio and Visual Tracking by Example. UK: Packt Publishing.

 

Video tutorials for developing for the Kinect:

 

Koch, J. (2014) Programming Kinect for Windows V2. Episode 1. Introducing Kinect Development. Channel 9. USA: Microsoft. Accessed 15 June 2016 at https://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Programming-Kinect-for-Windows-v2/01

 

Koch, J. (2014) Programming Kinect for Windows V2. Episode 2. Kinect Data Sources and Programming Model. Channel 9. USA: Microsoft. Accessed 15 June 2016 at https://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Programming-Kinect-for-Windows-v2/02

 

Koch, J. (2014) Programming Kinect for Windows V2. Episode 3 .Channel 9. USA: Microsoft. Accessed 15 June 2016 at https://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Programming-Kinect-for-Windows-v2/03

 

...and so on, for seven tutorials. All useful and recommended.  

 

Examples of Kinect programming similar to the GS_Sim:

 

Sourceforge Spacecraft Simulation Framework

KinectHacks Kinect Gravitational Simulator

Starfighter K Kinect game for moving a craft through a maze by gesture - with download of code for the Kinect SDK

Kinect Solstice flying game

Kinect Mimicry - Actual terraforming with the Kinect, links to website

Kinect + Taikiodom: a gesture based flight spaceship flight game with notes for support website

Interactive Kinect Game - Hyperflux with links to support website

 

And, of course, for all SF lovers -

 

Katenbrunner, M. (Director) (2010) Therenect - Kinect Theremin. Vimeo. Accessed 12 June 2016 at http://vimeo.com/17330186

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Sisley

 

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