For a few projects, I've been looking around on how to do some photoshop style effects and remembered Silverlight and WPF have shaders!
My hunt both started and ended with Nokola's Silverlight tool
Pastel, Old Photo (LOMO effect), and pencil sketch
Light Saturation (his…
Brian Jepson, from Make Magazine, along with Szymon Kobalczyk posted about their chance to play with the FEZ line of .NET-Powered microcontroller kits. GHI Electronics
makes them and can be found over at www.tinyclr.com. The FEZ mini costs about $50 dollars. Adding on sensors is painless too.…
just released a new version of their software which now allows you to use .Net coded robots! Awesome job guys. They have a
post regarding their implementation and their
wiki has a quick example to get you up and running and they also include
API references for Robocode.
If you like twitter and World of Warcraft, check out the Coding4Fun project,
Version 2.0 brings some new features and bug fixes.
Fixed: Twitter connection and authentication issues Removed: The Windows pop-up messages whenever Twitter's service goes down. You can now…
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
Brian Peek chats on how he fixed a leaky handle driver for the Acer 1420P (PDC build) laptop.
Brian used a some free tools to figure out why the one of the tablet's processes was growing at 10 handles second and what to do about it. With the
Process Explorer tool and
IDA, he saw…
Bertrand Le Roy shows off how to create dynamic images leveraging WPF's image manipulation classes in an ASP.Net project instead of GDI+ classes to dramatically reduce creation time.
His prior post on this topic actually shows how to create them and why it is so fast. It also shows off…
Chris Smith had a talk at the CodeMash conference in January 2010 titled “Being an Evil Genius with F# and .NET”. Chris created a post about his talk and doing
Computer Vision, Speech Recognition, and shooting missiles at people all with F#!
Here is a bit of his speech recognition code using…
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.…