Martin Schray informed about a
MapPoint web service wrapper. The wrapper helps reduce the learning curve of using the MapPoint Web Services and provides an easy way to get up and working almost instantly. No
need to install MapPoint also, you just need an Internet connection! The download…
If you actually know what I just said, you know it is
Leetspeak. Now if you really want to, Adam Lindsay created LOLCODE. I seriously can't stop laughing at some of the expressions and operators for this "language".
Here is an example for getting a file.
CAN HAS STDIO?
If you're like me, you always wonder where's my robot? Well, something tells me I won't get
one off the shelf anytime soon so why not just build one. Computers are getting cheap enough also where one could just be part of the chassis too.
The guys over at
Trossen Robots have created an…
Build a ridable robot? Did you just create the neatest thing ever? Found something so cool that Coding4Fun
should know about? Shoot me an email at
firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll post about it.
What is news worthy? Cool stuff of course. Coding examples (Facebook API), hardware (Animated…
I've posted about mutli-touch interfaces in the past so I figure I should mention that Microsoft just released today
On10.net has a video demo of Surface. Now the question is what type of API access does this puppy have so we can start developing for it.
If you're really brave (or…
Do you have a Facebook account and want to do more with it? Start creating cool, fun Windows applications and Web sites with the Facebook Developer Toolkit. This toolkit offers you a huge amount of easy-to-use components and controls, plus ready-to-run samples
and detailed documentation to…
I've kept away from
Silverlight for a bit since it was a bit too new for me. Now that I've had more time to investigate, here is a swarm of stuff about it. Ok, so what is Silverlight Beta 1.0 versus Alpha 1.1? Alpha 1.1 has
Duncan Mackenzie created a mash-up between twitter and your xbox. Now your friends can see what you're playing from your twitter account. What is
twitter? It is a community that answers the question, "What am I doing right now?".
Duncan used the
twitter API and I'm not totally…
May 19th and 20th,
Microsoft will be at Maker's Faire 2007.
What is Maker's Faire you ask? Let me tell you about it. Maker's Faire is what happens when you give people power tools and free time. Actually, it is
Make Magazine's two-day family event that revolves around technology…
Clint Rutkas noticed a
started to complain about Vista's battery performance directly due to Aero.
He created a small little application that runs in your system tray that detects when your system's power status changes. Clint based his code off of
another Coding 4 Fun article by…