Ever wanted to do capture a webcam data stream and save it to a WMV file?
The UberDemo blog over at the MSDN blogs shows you how to accomplish just this. They had to create a Cirque du Soleil demo for MIX '08 and shows the basics on how to do this. They do note this isn't a production quality…
Over at Code Project,
Eric Haddan created a very nice API to burn CDs and DVDs. He uses the IMAPI v2.0 to be able to do this complex ability. Eric talks about some of the issues he had to accomplish this with .Net along with how he solved it. In the article also he talks
about the classes and…
Always wonder what is the difference between the GPL, the Ms-PL, Creative Commons, and the MIT
software licenses are? Over at the
Code Project, they have a extremely easy to understand breakdown of software licenses.
Provides copyright protection Can be used in commercial applications Bug…
FluidKit is a great open-source kit for WPF applications. One of the new features in the kit is called
ElementFlow which recreates some effects from another company who's logo may or may not be an Apple.
In addition to just the element flow stuff, FluidKit has a few other cool tricks up its…
VB Team has a great article on snippets. Well, first off, what exactly is a snippet? It is a bit of code you constantly use over and over again. A great example is a property. If I start typing "Pro"
Then I'll get:
The green fields are called "snippet…
Dave "DaveDev" Isbitski posted a video over on Channel9
outlining a lot of things you'll need to know about Silverlight.
His video includes:
What it is Where to get the software and tools to code in it What been updated in Silverlight 2.0 project styles compared to 1.1 How to use…
Louis Ingenthron has created a XNA clone of everyone's (well, my favorite) xbox 360 game, Rock Band, called Unsigned. I'm not sure yet if it works with the microphone or drums but it is only a matter
of time. I'm impressed how close the user interface elements are to the Rock Band equivalents.
Over at Popular Science, they've created a neat little project for people on the go,
an electronic Post-It note system.
With about $175 worth of parts and a day's worth of spare time, you'll be able to create one of these wonder machines.
carrier board (SparkFun Electronics…
Due to a special election, a new congressman was put into office. Now, normally, I shrug my shoulders and not care. However,
Democratic Representative Bill Foster from Illinois has some skills. Foster is a physicist and can do something most computer programmer can't, he can code Assembly!…