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 back-ends.
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 at
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 Wikipedia.…
In this episode of the
Brian Peek interviews
Jeremiah Morrill who has written
WPF MediaKit, an amazing library to quickly build DirectShow and MediaFoundation media player controls in WPF. It's amazingly powerful and, as a developer, can be used with just a few lines of XAML.…
I'm here in Amsterdam with furious jetlag, but happy to finally be able to discuss one of big things I've been working on for a while. We've been working on using Silverlight to deliver full interactive movie experiences ala Blu-ray and DVD, liberated from the shiny disc. I've been frustrated for…
Dave Cook has created an interesting
write up on the Netflix API. Netflix has a web service API model so you do need an internet connection to leverage this.
He currently has 4 articles from the simple to the complex.
Accessing the Title Catalog
Accessing Subscriber Account…
For those mourning my relative blog interactivity and going to IBC, you can get your fill of the live Ben Waggoner 3D experience at the Microsoft both. I'll be at the booth at least several hours every day. I'll get final details up here before the show opens.Microsoft is in the lovely-but-elusive…
Sorry it's been so long without any blogging. Between my class at Stanford, finishing the second edition of my compression book, and a profoundly cool project that'll hopefully be announced soon, things have been beyond busy. But I've got a lot of topics in the queue I hope to get posted before IBC…