In a recent Coding4Fun email, Coding4Fun reader “G.S.” writes: I have been working on a project (media library), and I was looking for a good article on how to read ID3 tags (for mp3s) in Vb 2005. But I couldn't find any. I was wondering if you could
maybe write an article for this?
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…
Simon Hoade liked how Windows had 3D photo stacks and wanted to recreate the effect.
He shows how he used threads and calling WPF code from a web server without actually having a WPF application!
He mentioned he used two tutorials also that helped aid him.…
Since we last chatted about DreamSpark, a lot has changed! We've officially rolled out High School support and is still open to college students and we've made it available in 110 countries! We have a
small armada of free training in DreamSpark and MCTS exam vouchers (first come…
If you're on Windows 7 and would like to develop some applications that leverage some of the new APIs built into the upcoming operating system, we have you covered with some Interop samples.
Current 3 are:
Task bar Windows Touch Sensors And Location
Go forth and do marvelous things.
Trossen Robotics wants to know what you are building. If you have a cool project that you've built it's time to make some money showing it off.
What sort of projects can you submit you ask? Robotics, HCI, home automation, RFID, art projects, useful mods & hacks, fun/entertaining…
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…
In this episode of the
Coding4Fun Show, Brian Peek interviews
Jeremiah Morrill who has written
WPF MediaKit, an amazing library to quickly build DirectShow and MediaFoundation media player controls in WPF. It's amazingly powerful and, as a developer, can be used with just a few lines of…
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…
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…