With the exception of the code We instruct you to write, the code is credited to Microsoft and the hacking community!
PROJECT BY: KELAH HENDON AND KELCY NEWTON
Step 1: Downloading Required Software
--Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
--Microsoft Kinect SDK
--Microsoft Kinect Developer Toolkit
--XNA Game Studio/XNA Framework
--XNA Basics (the core of the program)
These are all available online. Simply follow the link provided below. Once both the SDK and the tool kit have been downloaded and installed select the tool kit and it should take you to a browser with several hack project options. Here you will need to download the XNA Game Studio as well as the XNA Framework (located at very bottom of hack list). The XNA Basics is in the middle of the list and should be downloaded last!
Opening the Sample in Visual Studio:
For some this step might seem unnecessary, but we have decided to include it regardless. Next tot he XNA basics download, click the button that says documentation. This will take you to Microsoft's help website and provides step by step instructions on how to open the XNA Basics file in visual studio,
Link for Downloads: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/kinectforwindows/develop/developer-downloads.aspx
Note: This project also requires Windows 7 or higher. Microsoft has not released an SDK that works with Vista or XP.