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…
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…
In this article, Giovanni Montrone will provide an overview on how to create an image comparison application for DVD and Blu-ray screen captures.
Time Required: 2-3 hours
Software: Visual Web Developer Express SP1 (or Visual…
My blog title says it all, Monkey see, Monkey Build. I saw Microsoft Surface's video puzzle and I needed to build it. I took this opportunity to play with Microsoft's new technology,
Silverlight and build my own puzzle game. I couldn't find anything out on the Internet regarding…
Ever wondered what's behind a visualization? This is your opportunity to learn something
new because there are only a couple of Windows Media Player Visualizations that deliver source code. You'll learn to build a new visualization with Visual C++ 2005 Express (you won't even require a…
A little about ray-tracing... Ray-tracing works sort of like a camera in real life, but in reverse. With a camera (or your eyes, for that matter), rays of light from the environment enter the lens and hit the film/digital
chip/meaty eye cells. Something magical happens where the light…
The guide takes you on your new speech-enabled adventure, as you'll learn to mix text with speech into a simple program that synthesizes XHTML transitional blog posts into the Wave format - for your iPod - using SAPI 5.3
and encodes them into the Windows Media Audio format - for your…
This article demonstrates how to use a smartphone running Windows Mobile 5 to remotely control a host machine running Windows Media Center. I will describe how to create an add-in application that runs within Windows Media Center, and how to create a Windows
Mobile 5 application that you can use…
This article demonstrates how easy it is to enable managed applications to finally talk back using Microsoft's Speech API (SAPI).
Software: Visual Studio Express Editions