The developers over at Mono group have created Moonlight. What is moonlight? It is an implementation
of Silverlight, which is a cross-platform plug-in that allows .Net programming and a host of other things.
Miguel de Icaza posted some YouTube videos showing off desklets which…
Tyler Whitney has written an
article on programming LEGO Mindstorm using the My namespace robots for Coding 4 Fun. What is the My namespace? It is a new feature in Visual Basic 2005 that helps put commonly used functionality at your fingertips. Tyler has provided a very…
If you've used PHP, you may have had the pleasure of using
MySQL, an open-source SQL engine. Jeffery McManus has pointed out a
few helper points for problems he has had with the .Net framework and MySQL. The two main points are Dates and unsigned integers and he explains why…
We've been asked a few times to
create a screen scraper, however, the
ASP.Net Library site has created a way of screen scraping. They parse the HTML and find the tables in it and directly convert those to Data Sets for your program to consume.
Their demo uses pre-done HTML, however they…
This is really cool, Sacha Barber has put a neat way to browse Amazon.com by using WPF's ability to
He has a detailed write up of the application over at Code Project.
Sacha even has a video of the interface in action.
Jeff Hans and Yann Lecon last year made a
muli-touch screen application. A year later the guys over at Tinker.it created a
touch screen too. With some plexiglass, 36 LED, and some other parts, they managed to recreate the the touch screen. They explain the principles behind it…
University of Western Australia has created a cheap way to navigate immersive 3D environments. To accomplish this task, they modify
DarwiinRemote for OS X. The WiiRemote provided a low cost alternative to other controllers used for immersive environemnts.
If you're looking for a…
Clint Rutkas decided it was a good idea to
drop 1000 super bouncy balls onto his CTO. His rig has a
Control Anything USB relay board, a slightly modified ceiling tile, and a drill.
It uses the .Net SerialPort object to interface with the relayboard and was remotely executed through Remote…
Mike Ormond and
Mike Taulty each have an entry on DeepZoom and creating MultiScaleTileSources for Silverlight 2.
Mike Ormond's example is a Mandelbrot set which is pretty cool.
Wikipedia has an amazing write-up about what exactly a Mandelbrot set is, but it is a perfect example for…