Tag: programming

October 8, 2017

A couple of weeks back, I saw a request on Twitter for information about how to go about starting or contributing to open source software and projects, and I wanted to share what my experience with OSS has been, and my recommendations for anyone looking to get more involved with it (especially focusing on virtual […]

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November 17, 2016

At first glance, the cube may look fairly normal. There’s an element of red and blue to the cube, and it doesn’t seem out of the ordinary. The cube itself actually isn’t special at all – but if you take a look at the scene view on the left in the image above, you may […]

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November 3, 2016

If I’m just starting out with learning augmented, virtual, or mixed reality development, how do I decide which headset to build for? This is one of the most frequently asked questions that I get around developing for immersive technologies, and with good reason – the space around today’s AR, VR, and mixed reality devices is growing rapidly, with […]

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May 5, 2016

I am not really a shopaholic, but the Unity Asset Store occasionally makes me question that assertion. I tweeted about spending a good amount of money yesterday buying asset packages, and there was quite a bit of interest in what they were, so I wanted to share the asset packages that I’ve bought that I’m loving […]

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April 27, 2016

Getting into the habit of starting side projects is something that can seem intimidating to new developers. When I first decided to learn virtual reality development, I had to get more serious about self-driven side projects. As a technical evangelist at Microsoft, I’ve spent a fair amount of time on small projects to teach the […]

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April 13, 2016

I’m working on a new level for KittenVR and I wanted to share a really quick script to add a space-like floating effect for objects in your Unity scene. Attach this script to an object that has a RigidBody, and you’ll instantly grant your scene a nifty little anti-gravity effect for floating in place and rotating […]

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December 22, 2015

kittenvr christmas

Hey everyone! In one of my last posts, I mentioned that I had finally gotten back to playing with KittenVR, my simple, short game that I use to teach myself (and others!) the basics of developing for virtual reality with Unity. I’m excited to announce that it has been updated to version 0.2.0, which is […]

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June 19, 2015

Last week, I set off on a mission to tidy up how Events were handled in KittenVR – leading up to 0.1.6, all of the raycasts were done by hand and there was a lot of specific logic separating out the non-VR mode and VR modes. I also had hardcoded the OnClick() behavior within one […]

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