Ever wonder how to build a chess game?
Jacques Fournier has built a c# chess game with a built in game import engine.
Jacques's version has the following features:
Visual interface Multiple difficulty levels Database of book openings Loading / saving of game Undo / redo functions Reversing…
Jaime Rodriguez has a great post on some of the interesting things we at Microsoft have on one of our internal discussions, namely the WPF one.
The big one I noticed was that my favorite was smack at the top. INotifyCollection is now going to be part of system.dll so you can make your now see…
For people that really don't have that much database experience, people may not know what this is or why it is deadly.
I was reading Larry O'Brien's website and came across this link about injection attacks and figured it is something that should
Joel Spolsky wrote a
out about a game that was done at Microsoft's Puzzle day involving everyone's favorite book, Harry Potter and his wand. All wand jokes aside,
Nathan Pooley, appears to have created the wand and shows how to build a Harry Potter Point of View (PoV) wand. It detects if you did the correct…
really needs to create the next Tetris since there are only so many variants I can play. DigiPen has an 8-part webcast series on creating a video game to help aid
in just doing that. Their game doesn't use XNA but uses DirectX 9.0. Their series covers sound effects, sprites, sprite…
Michael Ceranski has an article over at
Code Project about recreating the classic game Frogger in Silverlight.
Michael goes in about creating sprites, collision detection, and animation. He created lanes for the traffic in design time then made them transparent when the application loaded. …
Nope, it stands for structured actually. But if you are a bit afraid of SQL, MSDev.com has
20 how-to videos about SQL Server 2008 Express! This series of short how-to-videos will touch on SQL Server Express 2008 features such as: how to backup a SQL Express database,
how to backup a remote SQL…
You guys want to try out the newest and greatest Visual Studio Express? The Visual Studio team just released VS 2010 Beta 2 for everyone to try out. It should be out in March, 2010 for the full version as well.
Over at Trossen Robotics Forums, I became aware of a sweet USB turret with the ability to track multiple targets. They built it using Phidgets (they are on our
holiday gift guide) and a few other parts.
In addition to just servos, I found out via
Trossen Robotics you can use a servo controller…