If you're like me, you may already have a blog, but if you've been wondering about getting one up and running, here are some open source blog engines. There are tons of open source engines but here are just a handful. If you have other great engines, please
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Having multiple monitors makes life
easier in my opinion but even with my current work setup, I need more space. Visual Studio, Word, Outlook (and countless emails), Live Writer, browser windows, ...all take up space. Today I found on
On 1/16/08, Microsoft announced
the ability to
download some of the .NET Framework source code for debugging. This download process was only supported inside of a properly configured Visual Studio 2008.
21 Days Later,
Kerem Kusmezer and
John Robbins released a tool to download the source code…
Ever see text following a path and wonder how they did that?
Silverzine shows you how to make text that will follow a circular path and rotate.
SilverZine uses Expression Blend to accomplish this tutorial. They talk about how to keyframe it, space items out, and use the render…
Jimmy Schementi posted about his talk at RubyConf 2009 and talked about embedding IronRuby in another program. His goals were:
2D rendering surface with simple primitive shapes Simple animation support – callbacks for each frame and each object on the canvas
User-loadable “macros” for…
Brian Peek created a fun little
application that rotates your screen with a built in scheduler for April Fool's Day.
He shows how to do capture monitor data. Not just one monitor mind you, every monitor hooked into your system.
This application used the framework from his…
This is what happens when you have geeks, an industrial robot and a WiiRemote just laying around.
You get a sword-wielding, tennis-playing, WiiMote-controlled robot. From the article, it looks like they used VB.net with a generic joystick driver and used an
interface with a joystick…
A chap named
Hap had a foe, but unlike Carl Spackler , he took a far more
technical and cruelty free approach to his varmints (and less TNT). He built a deterrent system that used a motion detector wireless transmitter and a timer delay and would spray water on the offending…
Travis Feirtag shows how to
use an accelerometer and .Net 2.0 in 2D and 3D. To do the rendering, Travis uses GDI+ for the 2D example and Direct X for the 3D example. For an accelerometer, Travis uses the
Analog Devices XL202 Evaluation Board with an RS232 interface.
Now what can…
Brian Peek chats on how he fixed a leaky handle driver for the Acer 1420P (PDC build) laptop.
Brian used a some free tools to figure out why the one of the tablet's processes was growing at 10 handles second and what to do about it. With the
Process Explorer tool and