A project one of our partners, Imagination, created for Maker Faire in May just won the
National Multimedia Award in Austria under the “culture, entertainment, and games” category.
This multiuser game puts the focus on Windows Mobile smartphones. Using them as interaction devices, visitors can…
Jeff shows off the sample of getting the first 500…
Tim Heuer found an interesting article by
Adam Cooper on Silverlight and adding in support for your mouse's scroll wheel.
To do so, it pretty painless with Adam's helper class.
<ScrollViewer x:Name="MyScroller" Width="300" Height="100"…
Mohammad Dayyan created a great example of an analog clock in WPF. It shows how to do a few basics of WPF such as XAML, rotation transforms and using the Dispatcher object to update the user interface.
Here is a quick bit of sample code from Mohammad's application.
The talks from GameFest 2008 are
up on MSDN.
Among this veritable cornucopia of goodies, you will find two talks from yours truly,
Networking, Traffic Jams, and Schrödinger's Cat and
Building Worlds with the Content Pipeline.
Eli spoke about
Real World Content…
ShoXDX has created a project on CodePlex in c# to show you what each SvcHost.exe task is executing. What is the SvcHost exactly? It is a generic host porcess name for services that run DLLs. Since multiple Svchost are executed running different things,
it can be hard to track down what exact…
Mads Kristensen, of BlogEngine.Net fame, has a post on
getting the language and country from a browser in ASP.Net. Why is this important? Well, some sites have something called
localization/internationalization and mapping IP addresses to countries isn't always the best option.
Here is some…
Charles Petzold blogged about a rather interesting, while geeky, topic a bit ago about
non-affine transforms. I personally had to look up what that exactly meant, but what it allowed
Charles to create create curved slider bars with WPF.
Charles has a 2D shown to your right, my left, XAML…
Mike Ormond and
Mike Taulty each have an entry on DeepZoom and creating MultiScaleTileSources for Silverlight 2.
Mike Ormond's example is a Mandelbrot set which is pretty cool.
Wikipedia has an amazing write-up about what exactly a Mandelbrot set is, but it is a perfect example for showing…
Ever want to do writing recognition
on the Internet? Julia Lerman wrote an article for MSDN article that
demonstrates how you can use InkPresenter in the .Net framework with Silverlight. The interesting thing with the InkPresenter is you don't need a Tablet PC to use it. Plus you can use the