Tired of having a computer with no sensors? We've created a
parallax windows 7 sensor driver with source code so you can create your own!
The sensor device we made here is a Passive-Infrared Sensor. So basically it is a motion sensor. The board used in the white paper is the Parallax “BASIC…
Breisch found a
simple wrapper on code project to the
USPS Web Tool API. With these tools, one is able to provide address verification, zip code retrieval, package tracking and so on.
You can get a USPS ID by using this form.
David Veeneman wrote a neat little console application that will
convert RGB colors to HLS (Hue-Luminance-Saturation) or HSB (Hue-Saturation-Brightness) over at Code Project.
One of the neat things David also did was show off using IValueConverter as well to do some of the conversion for you.…
In case you haven't heard, TwitterDrive is going to revolutionize the way files are stored and shared on the Internet. Today, we had the rare privilege of sitting down and talking with Brian Peek, creator of this cutting edge product. Q: Thanks for taking the time to speak with us today. Why…
Visual Studio 2010 Express Editions are released to the web! What
is even better is they are free! There are currently 4 Visual Studio editions.
Visual Basic 2010 Visual C# 2010 Visual C++ 2010 Visual Web Developer 2010
You can start downloading at…
Rick Barraza has a great example on how to do page flipping. He explains the math and talks about the different steps to make it go from just a basic example
to the extra polish needed to make it over the top.
Mark Harris has an example about using his
joystick in c#. Mark used Managed DirectX 1.1 which he mentions can be found at the
DirectX SDK website. His example is set for a 6-axis, 20+ buttoned joystick which reminds me of Steel Battalion's controller.
He goes on how to get additional axis…
Brian Jepson, from Make Magazine, along with Szymon Kobalczyk posted about their chance to play with the FEZ line of .NET-Powered microcontroller kits. GHI Electronics
makes them and can be found over at www.tinyclr.com. The FEZ mini costs about $50 dollars. Adding on sensors is painless too.…
Ever wanted to do capture a webcam data stream and save it to a WMV file?
The UberDemo blog over at the MSDN blogs shows you how to accomplish just this. They had to create a Cirque du Soleil demo for MIX '08 and shows the basics on how to do this. They do note this isn't a production quality…