CDAWG2 created a computerized lighting display using the
Coding4Fun holiday light article by Brian Peek. They used 8 channels and about 4,500 lights and only cost about $150. Nice job guys!
Wizards in Winter 2008 by Transiberian Orchestra
Ever wondered to yourself, “If my program had a radio in it, it would make a billion dollars?” Yeah, I think it is only me BUT
Tamir Khason created a FM radio application that shows just how to do this in c#. Tamir has tested his library with a Silicon Labs and ADSTech FM receiver.
off a quick easy way to get “good enough” GPS coordinates from your Windows Mobile phone. Did I say “Good enough”? I did and am referring to Assisted GPS triangulation. It won't give you a
precise location lock, however, it will be near you.
By using the Radio Interface Layer,…
No matter how much I study physics or play pool, I still am horrible. Some clever
students at Georgia Tech University helped solve my inability to play pool with a projector, mirrors, e-Box 2300 and Visual Studio!
They used a key-stoning algorithm to correct for camera location and some…
Roger Alsing saw a challenge and it was to
recreate the Mona Lisa in only 50 semi-transparent polygons. Prior to the challenge, he created a small program before to help do some genetic programming and adapted it to the challenge. The image on the left was render 1635 and the final image was…
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.
From $0 - $50
From $50 - $100
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…