Tim Higgins had a problem with "rabbits" cutting through his yard to go to the local pool. So Tim, as any
good inventor would, created a solution that watered his lawn and helped keep the "rabbits" away. His solution combines phidgets, an IR camera, and x10 to control…
If you need some help understanding joins in SQL,
Jeff Atwood has a great visual on how SQL joins work. It is platform agnostic so it should be the same wether you are running SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, ..., the concepts remain the same.
So I'm in the process of reading through Matt Berseth's blog after the
last post with his awesome GridViews and found another really neat item he's done. By using
ASP.Net Ajax and the Virtual Earth Map Control, Matt has created an application that locates a zip code's boundary. He then has a…
Ever want to play Halo 3 on a 2048p 50 foot screen?
One of the awesome writers here at Coding4Fun,
Scott Hanselman, is throwing a Halo 3 party in Portland, WA to help fight Diabetes and is renting out 2 super high def 50 foot movie theaters and will be playing Halo. Popcorn and soda and lots…
Every one knows (most) developers can't design. If it was left up to us, everything
would be command line with parameters that only a rocket scientist could understand.
Matt Berseth has helped create a version of the GridView that mimics the Yahoo User Interface grid. Not only does…
With the final release of Visual Studio 2008, Microsoft is going to make the source for much of the .NET framework available. It will be under the Microsoft Reference Licence.
So what is included in this? The set of libraries initially includes the Base Class Libraries (System namespace, IO,…
I don't know about you but I know a few "lazy flushers." Will Gorman built and documented, in my opinion, the world's best use of Lego ever to solve this age old problem of the unflushed toilet.
Will built a robot toilet flusher! It uses the Lego sonar sensor to detect when someone sat…
Scott Guthrie has a great post about question marks and LINQ. Well, actually, it is about the c# null coalescing operator, ??.
So what does the ?? operator do? It checks a value and if null, put in something different.
string foo = arg;
if( foo == null)
Well folks, at Coding4Fun, we're attempting not to wait until the last possible second to buy our
gifts for everyone and need your help. We need to prep for our yearly holiday guide and are asking for suggestions of items that should be in our Holiday Gift Guide for 2007. Our
guides from 2005…