With every year, the Coding4Fun team has come up with a small army of gift ideas. Here's our list of gift ideas sorted by price, starting from the freebies (things you should just have installed on your PC) all the way to up to gifts that are $500.
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For those who love Deep Zoom items like on the
Hard Rock Cafe's memorabilia site and would love that to be on their site but don't want to use the Silverlight platform? Fear not as we have an Ajax'ed version of it!
Scott Guthrie has blogged about a nice little how-to
twitter silverlight application that Celso Gomes and Peter Blois created. There is a full
10 minute video and
source code for this neat application. The blog post shows you detailed steps on how to create the application too!
Explore some of the free
resources that are available to beginning developers
If you are looking to learn the basics, join us as we browse through the MSDN Beginner Developer Learning Center, create mashups, gadgets, and games with Microsoft Popfly, and work on your first programming project,…
Some of the authors for Coding4Fun presented at the Microsoft PDC 2008 conference and even if you didn't attend, you can still watch! If you have questions, feel free to comment and ask away.
WiiEarthVR – Brian Peek InnerTube – Dan Fernandez BabySmash – Scott Hanselman TwitterVote – Clint…
you're like me, you're constantly running into walls and doing things you shouldn't be. Due to this, I need the undo command on almost everything I do. Marc Clifton has a
nice, basic undo /redo framework on implementing this functionality which pretty much requires only three methods.…
If you're not comfortable with WPF yet
but want your applications to do some cool tricks, fear not! With a simple additional class, you can make your
traditional Win32 applications fade in and out. After you have your animated window class, all you need to do is inherit your forms off the new…
Mike Wasserman had one of the coolest college projects ever. He The SDK can be found over at Codeplex @
http://www.codeplex.com/touchless. It allows you to do a multi-touch experience with your current generation hardware.
The SDK does have a full blown demo so you can test out what you see in…
If you'll be attending the Microsoft Professional Developer Conference (PDC) October 27-30, you should stop by the Coding4Fun booth. We'll be showing off a bunch of cool demos along with having a few giveaways.
One giveaway we'll be doing is a Robot-a-day where all you need to do is fill out…
Uditha has created some handy XNA 3.0 examples over on
their blog. From creating an
MP3 player, a
simple media application and even
using speech in XNA!
One of Uditha's neat sample code bits is a
3D windows form in XNA. The source project for this is hosted on Codeplex.