Want to develop games for your Zune?
The XNA Game Studio 3.0 Community Technical Preview has been released!
Dave Weller talks about a few hit points to pay attention to.
You must use a Visual Studio 2008 SKU. You don't need to uninstall Visual Studio 2005, but you have to have 2008…
you Make? I do. You should too.
As always, we're attending Maker Faire. This year we're showing off some neat technology and if you're in the Bay Area, I highly suggest coming down. The Coding4Fun team will be down there and would love to hang
out with you.
We have some awesome hardware…
Beth Massi has done something I know some of you C4F readers have been asking for.
Beth developed a quick and easy way to query a web site with LINQ to XML. One of the commenter pointed out also you can do a
HTML to XHTML conversion with this tool.
The trick to doing this is loading the HTML…
I'm a massive fan of
Microsoft Live Writer when it comes to writing blogs. Why you might ask? Because it works with tons of blog engines. The MSDN blogs are done with Community Server while others have personal blogs that range from
BlogEngine.NET and countless…
Microsoft launched a new contest called RoboChamp which is a simulated robotics competition.
By using Robotics Developer Studio 2008, you have the ability to write code or use an xbox 360 controller.
If you need some help getting started, RoboChamps has a
detailed instructions area.
Kevin Hoffman sent in an email
regarding a flippin sweet project on CodePlex called CLINQ. It stands for continuous LINQ and is a .Net 3.5 extention. As changes occur in the source of your query, the result set is continuously re-evaluated to maintain consistency and accuracy. It was
Ever have a video file that you want to play in Silverlight or Flash but couldn't get it to play? Fear not!
Arinhere on Code Project has done a release showing just how to do transcoding using FFMPEG in VB.Net. Another individual made
this work in c# too!
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…