Robozzle is a Silverlight game that helps teach players the art of programming logic through a series of fun and challenging community-created puzzles. What's more, the game is "community sourced" meaning not only can
you contribute new levels - but actually help expand the game and…
Brian Peek, of wiimote fame, gave a talk to the Facebook .NET Programmers Group and had it recorded. The talk is about creating a clone of Space Invaders called Alien Attack in XNA Game Studio 3.0. If you want
even greater detail, this is the
first chapter in the Coding4Fun book.
The war of the languages.
Some people like c#, others like VB. Yes, there are others like, Ruby, C++, Python, Java, PHP ... but more on the lines of .Net languages, transcoding code examples becomes a bit of a headache.
Personally, I have issues reading VB. I don't know the syntax…
In a recent Coding4Fun email, Coding4Fun reader “G.S.” writes: I have been working on a project (media library), and I was looking for a good article on how to read ID3 tags (for mp3s) in Vb 2005. But I couldn't find any. I was wondering if you could
maybe write an article for this?
Matt Gertz is showing how to code Eucher in VB.net. What is Eucher? It is a trump style card game with 2 teams of 2 people. Wikipedia
has more history and the rules if you care.
Currently there are six parts on line and you can hit up the
VB Team blog and see if more are released.
Tamir Gal has a Secure Shell (SSH) library for .Net. What is SSH you ask?
SSH is a network protocol that allows data to be exchanged using a
secure channel between two networked devices
SharpSSH allows you to read/write data and transfer files over SSH channels using an API similar to
Simon Hoade liked how Windows had 3D photo stacks and wanted to recreate the effect.
He shows how he used threads and calling WPF code from a web server without actually having a WPF application!
He mentioned he used two tutorials also that helped aid him.…
FluidKit is a great open-source kit for WPF applications. One of the new features in the kit is called
ElementFlow which recreates some effects from another company who's logo may or may not be an Apple.
In addition to just the element flow stuff, FluidKit has a few other cool tricks up its…
If you're on Windows 7 and would like to develop some applications that leverage some of the new APIs built into the upcoming operating system, we have you covered with some Interop samples.
Current 3 are:
Task bar Windows Touch Sensors And Location
Go forth and do marvelous things.
Since we last chatted about DreamSpark, a lot has changed! We've officially rolled out High School support and is still open to college students and we've made it available in 110 countries! We have a
small armada of free training in DreamSpark and MCTS exam vouchers (first come first served,…