FluidKit is a great open-source kit for WPF applications. One of the new features in the kit is called
ElementFlow which recreates some effects from another company who's logo may or may not be an Apple.
In addition to just the element flow stuff, FluidKit has a few other cool tricks…
Matt Gertz is showing how to code Eucher in VB.net. What is Eucher? It is a trump style card game with 2 teams of 2 people. Wikipedia
has more history and the rules if you care.
Currently there are six parts on line and you can hit up the
VB Team blog and see if more are…
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…
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…
Konkol for Maker Faire 2008 created a LED photo booth using c# and some BetaBrite Prism signs.
Using the BetaBrite API written by Jeff Atwood (and ported by me), DirectShow lib and some additional code, Andy created a full blown a scaleable photo booth.
Andy had to make some…
ShoXDX has created a project on CodePlex in c# to show you what each SvcHost.exe task is executing. What is the SvcHost exactly? It is a generic host porcess name for services that run DLLs. Since multiple Svchost are executed running different things,
it can be hard to track…
Chris Pietschmann created a simple port scanner using VB.Net. The interesting thing with the scanner is it uses ThreadPool class to help queue up work
units! This means is the work is executed asynchronously and in an orderly fashion. Over all, great example of network scanning…
Ok, you're new to programming? Don't fully understand Object-Oriented programming?
Don't worry, Microsoft just launched the
Beginner Developer Learning Center. They have 2 different tracks, web and windows development. Each track has 3 tiers. Tier 1 provides a foundation…
Kevin Hoffman sent in an email
regarding a flippin sweet project on CodePlex called CLINQ. It stands for continuous LINQ and is a .Net 3.5 extention. As changes occur in the source of your query, the result set is continuously re-evaluated to maintain consistency and accuracy. It was
If you ever wondered how to build tetris, fear no longer. The
Small Basic team has a sample of Tetris in SmallBasic. The post has all the source in their blog posting and can just be cut and copied to a fully functional game.
You can grab Small Basic over at DevLabs on MSDN.