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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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.…
A chap named
Hap had a foe, but unlike Carl Spackler , he took a far more
technical and cruelty free approach to his varmints (and less TNT). He built a deterrent system that used a motion detector wireless transmitter and a timer delay and would spray water on the offending…
Brian Rush has a program over at The Code Project that
exposes the iTunes Library via XML (and XLST), ASP.NET, and AJAX. It is written in VB.net and uses the Atlas framework ( which is now called the Microsoft AJAX Library ). It can't stream music yet but one can yearn for that day to…
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Industries toy software and DevComponents…