If you like WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation)
and programming in Ruby, check out an
example Scott Hanselman did with IronRuby. Scott uses
Notepad2 with Ruby support to do his coding for this example. Scott talks about some of the issues coding with this alpha release of IronRuby…
I've posted about mutli-touch interfaces in the past so I figure I should mention that Microsoft just released today
On10.net has a video demo of Surface. Now the question is what type of API access does this puppy have so we can start developing for it.
If you're really…
Dahan Abdo created a AJAX based chat room in ASP over at Code Project. Dahan example has administrative functions and login validation to prevent the same nickname from logging in. In his example,
he limits it to one chat room per website (or virtual directory), however, lets see if…
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…
Mike Wasserman had one of the coolest college projects ever. He The SDK can be found over at Codeplex @
http://www.codeplex.com/touchless. It allows you to do a multi-touch experience with your current generation hardware.
The SDK does have a full blown demo so you can test out what…
At Maker's Faire
2007, Trossen Robotics had some cool toys at their booth. One system was the
Magic Air Tubes. They have a video along with a list of the hardware they used for the project.
Trossen Robotics used IR sensors to detect how far your hand was from the sensor. From…
Brian Rush has a program over at The Code Project that
exposes the iTunes Library via XML (and XLST), ASP.NET, and AJAX. It is written in VB.net and uses the Atlas framework ( which is now called the Microsoft AJAX Library ). It can't stream music yet but one can yearn for that day to…
Brian Cross who works over at the Windows Mobile Division has
created a robot named WiMo (Windows
Mobile). WiMo a robot that is powered by Windows Mobile SDK and can be controlled through bluetooth. It was written in c# with a small amount of native code for DirectShow so everything is…
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
post them in the comments.…
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…