In this part two of my visit to Boston, Gary Conti from Mad Doc Software walks me through the skirmish mode of Star Trek Legacy... the mode that offers hours and hours (and hours) of replayability and will be the source of all light and joy in my life for quite some time.
Mike Swanson has done it again! Check out his (http://www.mikeswanson.com/swf2xaml) SWF to XAML converter. Wow!
In this segment, he demos the tool in action and explains the secrets of how he pulled it off. Karsten Januszewski conducts the interview.
If your project is a bit long and has a complex deployment, you may have some way of notifying your team that your
build succeeded or failed.
Mike Swanson has two methods, one orbital and the other is his laptop. He has hacked an
Ambient Orb and his
Dell XPS Laptop to visual alert him to the…
This article walks you through the steps of creating an extension to the Visual Basic My namespace that will allow you to program Lego Mindstorms RCX robots. Note that with the introduction of
Microsoft Robotics Studio there is an additional way to do programming with robotics.
A couple of years ago I was chatting with some colleagues and the topic of service design came up. Creating web services is easy but how do you help people to know how to create the right kind of services? The whole thing reminded me of the kind of problems
we had 10 years ago when teaching…
I just had to share with you all a story that truly touched my heart (and I try not to let anything do that so this is huge). A good friend of mine- and HUGE gamer, has been anxiously awaiting the launch of the Wii so she could camp out in line, grab her new console and enjoy her wii-kend. So she…
Chris Walker, CEO of ControlThink and Doug Handler, Technical Product Manager for Visual Studio Express take you through the Z-Wave Alliance house in New York City demonstrating the latest Z-Wave technology. They’ll show how with a few
lines of code they were able to change the lighting, raise…
A few years back the idea of 'convergence devices' fell from grace quicker than we can say pets dot com. Lately though the idea of a new category of handheld device is hugely exciting. Naturally whenever the wind carries the scent of the future, it typically comes from Asia.The Samsung SGH-9000…
Make, Photozz decided to make his
peripherals turn off when his screen saver goes on.
He created this with some solid state relays he got off Ebay that he had left over from his Christmas project. He is using software that works off the Printer pins created by
Neil Fraser which appears to…
This article demonstrates how you can create an Outlook add-in using
VSTO 2005 SE to listen to outlook events, store data about outlook usage, and produce reports on that usage in a custom form and a form region.
Kevin Marshall, Clarity Consulting, Inc.