Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution licenses TV shows and movies to broadcasters around the world. In 30 days, a team of Silverlight and .NET developers at Fox built an app for Windows 8 and published it to the Windows Store. The FoxFast app for Windows 8 is for their…
Engaging with rich media—whether watching a movie, video chatting, or playing music—is one of the most prevalent and enjoyable things we do on our PCs today. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2012/06/08/building-a-rich-and-extensible-media-platform.aspx
Is 2010 the year of the media streamer? Certainly the category has had more than its fair share of headlines this year, with the likes of the Boxee Box and others thrilling the tech community. One of the products that gets a lot of buzz amongst digital media enthusiasts is Popcorn Hour. Their…
This article explains how to write pixel shaders for the Microsoft Silverlight and WPF platform with HLSL, as well as how to write an extensible Silverlight application for shader demos.
Almost 10 years ago,
Microsoft announced DirectX 8.0, including the huge real-time computer…
For the longest time, I've been baffled by the concept of sound in computing. How in the world is sound store? How is it played back? In classic Coding4Fun style, we'll learn by doing in this article—by building a wave oscillator application.
I cover the basics of this article in…
In this article, I'll demonstrate how to create a post-processing effect to turn 3D renders into ASCII Art.
Code It: http://xnaascii.codeplex.com/
Run It: http://xnaascii.codeplex.com/
Time Required: 1-4 hours
In this episode I talk to Danny Riddell and Luigi Rosso, CEO and CTO of
Archetype. Archetype is a rich internet application (RIA) development and design shop. They provide both products and development/design services using Silverlight and Flash with .NET and SQL Server…
This is something I've wanted to see for a very long time. A managed mp3 player with a bunch of visual playback features.
Ahura Mazda created the Saluse Media Kit for Silverlight and it is awesome! There is a demo over…
Adam Kinney did a pretty neat port of a flash application that
creates an effect that gives an image like it was torn and crumpled up in Silverlight using the WriteableBitmapEx.
Blitting is the act of blending multiple images together. More about the
BLIT operation can be found at…