Here is a new coding article that deminstrates how to build a
Windows Sidebar Gadget using .NET.
Rohan Singh shows how to create an unread e-mail counter for your computer using Vista beta 2 and Visual Studio Express
Coding 4 fun has had a few
detection articles but I think this kid's project went a bit over the top.
Since everyone loves their gadgets, I was over at
Gizmodo and saw a robotic sentry. After acquiring its target, the sentry then uses an BB gun to deter the target away.
I was glancing at
Scott Guthrie's blog and saw he mentioned one of the coolest things I've seen in a while. The project is called
Script# and it is written by
If you've used PHP, you may have had the pleasure of using
MySQL, an open-source SQL engine. Jeffery McManus has pointed out a
few helper points for problems he has had with the .Net framework and MySQL. The two main points are Dates and unsigned integers and he explains why they act like they…
at Code Project, Jeff Atwood, posted
a rather neat article on a Captcha control. A Captcha is a way to help prove you're a human attempting to do something rather than a computer. There is are a
great articles on
Human Interactive Proofs out there if you're interested in more reading.…
dropped this Microsoft Live Labs released a tech preview of
Photosynth. The software analyzes photos of a simular area then reconstructs them into three-dimensional space, flyable environment.
Photosynth is a collaboration between Microsoft and the University of Washington based on…
engineers over at the XNA team released a
2 minutes and 10 second video showing some really impressive stuff running on both Windows and Xbox 360. The racing game at the end of the video is actually the first 1080p Xbox 360 game shown too.
Dave Weller has a far more
in-depth overview of…
Breisch found a
simple wrapper on code project to the
USPS Web Tool API. With these tools, one is able to provide address verification, zip code retrieval, package tracking and so on.
You can get a USPS ID by using this form.
The war of the languages.
Some people like c#, others like VB. Yes, there are others like, Ruby, C++, Python, Java, PHP ... but more on the lines of .Net languages, transcoding code examples becomes a bit of a headache.
Personally, I have issues reading VB. I don't know the syntax…
Lifehacker alerted me that Live can now
do 3D maps! Right now San Francisco, Atlanta, Boston, and Seattle are in 3D.
What is even cooler is you can use some
Here is the "hello world" program from the post.