I read this a bit back on slashdot regarding development environments. Jacob runs Visual Studio .NET 2005 with OS X by using
You can read
all about his experience and see what he likes and dislikes about it. He also goes on about one of the problems running Virtual Machines on your…
Clint Pearson created a flat database project over at CodePlex. Initially I wasn't sold on this but then after a few pokes at the source code, I realized it is actually fairly powerful. Clint implemented a table
solution for FlatDB which makes it far more powerful than a typical single…
Kim Major is working on a rather neat item for Visual Studio. He is working on using speech recognition to program with Visual Studio!
They are looking for some feedback and if you want to, please
post some over here.
Coding4Fun is in attendance at the Microsoft Professional Developer Conference! We are demoing 5 projects that will have full how-to's and will be open-sourced as well. Drinktendr, Mind Blaster, Laser Graffiti, Augmented Reality, and Wi-Fi Warthogs are
powered by .Net, XNA, WPF, Ling2Sql,…
I the only one warming up their soldering iron? I posted a bit ago on being able to do a
Windows 7 sensor with a parallax board, but Brian Jepson (@bjepson) of
MAKE and O'Reilly helped port that driver into a more generic driver that works with Arduino!
Right now there is one Arduino sketch…
December 2, 2005
About two months ago Dan Fernandez called me into his office and said, "You need to put together a Coding4Fun Holiday Guide." Okay. While not entirely sure what that meant I figured it would at least involve
some sort of gift wish list and some project ideas for the…
Kudos to Valentin Iliescu for his
Valil.Chess game on Code Project written with Visual C# 2005 Express Edition. Valentin's work is appreciated by the coding community as evidenced by 1) a 4.85 out of 5.00 rating on Code Project (impressed much), 2) nearly 82,000 views, and 3) the November
With every year, the Coding4Fun team has come up with a small army of gift ideas. Here's our list of gift ideas sorted by price, starting from the freebies (things you should just have installed on your PC) all the way to up to gifts that are $500.
From $0 - $50
From $50 - $100
Reading a post by Phil Haack, I learned about a neat technology called LESS that helps reduce the amount of CSS and duplicated code you have to create. It was
originally a Ruby Gem but now has a .Net port called .Less which can be found at
It lets you do some amazing things…
new episode of the
Coding4Fun Show has been posted over at
Channel 9. This time around,
Brian Peek discusses Natural User Interfaces (NUI) and multitouch programming with
Josh Blake. You'll see how Josh used multitouch and NUI principles to build his NaturalShow application, a PowerPoint…