I got a webcam for doing conferencing at work and wanted to do some development with it. I had the problem
of the sample source code I would try out didn't work. These were examples using WIA.
THEN I found
Mark Schmidt's awesome vista gadget using a webcam. His example uses DirectShow to…
If you've ever had a WPF application and wanted a notify icon in your system tray, you've had to import the System.Windows bits. This always seemed to me as a hack to get it but at least I could do. Fear not anymore,
Philipp Sumi has created a WPF NotifyIcon component!
Features at a…
The .NET Micro Framework (NETMF) team has a great example of using low cost, embedded computing to improve their biking experience.
All the source code can be found at
http://netmfbikecomputer.codeplex.com/ and just a reminder, the NETMF is 100% open source as well!
If you're not sure what you need for this holiday season, look no further. After a year of coding and drinking soda in far too large quantities, the Coding4Fun team has released the 2007 Coding4Fun Holiday gift guide!
Did we miss something? Comment or contact us and we'll add it to our…
There is a new .NET Micro Framework board that is 100% open source now. The
netduino from Secret Labs can leverage the arduino shields! Their projects page,
http://www.netduino.com/projects/, has a few projects like how to get a blinking LED to work and read data from a color sensor to…
I just came across this and thought it really kind of different and cool. And the fact it was done by high school kids, pretty awesome (and humbling... darn kids these days! lol) Song TranslatorOver the summer, three high school interns built a song translation app that showcases Bing Translator’s…
Today the Windows Phone team released the final bits for Windows Phone 7! The tooling is free and will integrate with Visual Studio 2010 and Expression Blend 4 if you have them installed as well. Head over…
Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer is one of my favorite hardware kits, one that I've blogged about here a number of times. Yet I've never highlighted the work of Duke Nukem (no, not that one). He's uploaded a number of great Gadgeteer videos which we're highlighting today... Gadgeteer and Motors - Part1 - DC…
Cem Sisman created a ASP.Net image cropping control for the JQuery plugin,
ASP.Net Sample (with IE8, run in compatibility mode)
ASP.Net Fixed Ratio (with IE8, run in compatibility mode)
Jcrop Preview Thumbnail
Jcrop Live Demo
Matthew Paulson has a quick and dirty write up on…
Waters has created a 4 part series on audio programming with .Net. Some point in the future, he'll be posting a full article with WPF on Coding4Fun as well!
How Audio Data is Represented
Demystifying the WAV Format
Synthesizing Simple Wave Audio using C#
Algorithms for Different Sound…