On 1/16/08, Microsoft announced
the ability to
download some of the .NET Framework source code for debugging. This download process was only supported inside of a properly configured Visual Studio 2008.
21 Days Later,
Kerem Kusmezer and
John Robbins released a tool to download the source code…
Dan Waters has created an
tutorial about how to create a XNA video game from scratch. I'm not talking just source, he talks about creating 3D models, texturing, creating audio, and more. Dan has 12 chapters all with videos and provides the
source code including audio, textures, and models. Be…
Would you like to have your iTunes lists play on the Zune? Avner Aharoni wrote an application in
Visual Basic using LINQ to do just this. If you want to view just the LINQ, you can head over to
Code @ MSDN.
So why is this possible? Since LINQ can do XML and iTune's database is just XML, it is…
Maker Faire 2008 is coming up fast and Coding4Fun was wondering what we should
whip up. Comment or email us. We have some ideas but would love to hear what the community would want us to do.
Last year we had: Programmatic Party' with a
Disco dance floor and automated bartender, Home…
Greg Dolley has done something amazing.
Greg ported id software's video game, Quake 3, to .Net.
I'm going to take a quote from his website regarding the port
Before I begin explaining the port, I'd like to clarify one thing. Someone emailed me last week regarding this port and judging from…
There comes a time in every geek's life that makes me proud. The day they pick up
their first soldering iron. The reasons vary, such as you
broke your USB port on your cell phone and need to replace it.
Now if you haven't already learned to solder, Hack-a-day also has an
Andrew Rudson managed to get his RockBand drums working on his PC and created a sweet 3D interface for it. He has an installer for it and it uses DirectX 9.0c. You can pick sounds and record your finished
creation too. I'm personally going to do all cowbells.
This is really cool, Sacha Barber has put a neat way to browse Amazon.com by using WPF's ability to
He has a detailed write up of the application over at Code Project.
Sacha even has a video of the interface in action.
Lisa Feigenbaum from the VB team has a bunch of "Did You Know?" facts about Visual Basic
that will help you code faster. Best of all, everything here will work with all the other languages.
IntelliSense is all-knowing
Make IntelliSense Transpartent (hold down control)
Caching with web content is a great way to reduce your bandwidth bills and server strain. Karin Huber has written an article on
different methods on how to get ASP.Net and IIS to cache content on the client's computer.
Karin talks about how to get IIS to cache different files and folders but…