A new release of the code for the
System Monitor Project in the
Cool Applications section is now available. The project was originally written using Beta 2 features that were modified when the final release version of .NET 2.0 was released. The new code installs have been updated to be…
There comes a time in every geek's life that makes me proud. The day they pick up
their first soldering iron. The reasons vary, such as you
broke your USB port on your cell phone and need to replace it.
Now if you haven't already learned to solder, Hack-a-day also has an…
Pavel Bansky has created a demo using an
LCD output and the .Net Micro framework. His demo project is based around the EDK Plus development platform. Pavel used a few additional bits but this is awesome!
Demo project and library can be even downloaded!…
ASCII art has been around for ages but
Matt has created a way to create to
convert images into ASCII text for web pages. Matt explains how he does the color conversions and how he gets data from the image to text. One major thing he stresses is you must use a monotype font. What…
I was glancing at
Scott Guthrie's blog and saw he mentioned one of the coolest things I've seen in a while. The project is called
Script# and it is written by
Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando, Florida has become the first (that we know of) to include a Coding4Fun Flair on their web site! If you haven't checked out Kent's “Spread
The Word” page, please do so and use it to generate a Coding4Fun Flair you can add to your own website.
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.…
In case you haven't guessed already, we have some Sudoku fans here at Microsoft. It's challenging, stimulating, and just plain fun. Stephen Toub, the ".NET Matters" columnist for MSDN, has created a fantastic implementation of Sudoku in C# for the Touch
This challenging game of correctly arranging numbers in non-repeating sequences in squares and columns is now found in just about every major newspaper, on hundreds of websites, and on PCs and personal media devices all over the world. But as fun as it
is, writing a computer program to…