Matt Gertz over at the Visual Basic Team talks about
his big problem with shuffling music and starts on how to solve it. Matt's problem (and mine) is when you have your music on shuffle, the transitions could be too jarring. In this installment, he shows you the basics at writing code…
Jeff shows off the sample of getting the first 500…
Ever want to do writing recognition
on the Internet? Julia Lerman wrote an article for MSDN article that
demonstrates how you can use InkPresenter in the .Net framework with Silverlight. The interesting thing with the InkPresenter is you don't need a Tablet PC to use it. Plus you can…
No clue what "WPF/E" is?
Scott Guthrie goes on to explain, "It is a small client runtime that enables AJAX developers and designers to deliver richer, cross-platform, interactive web experiences. It will allow applications to go beyond what can be done with pure…
Brian Peek has done something rather awesome, he built an
easy-to-use managed API for the wiimote.
He provides the full source along with a sample application on how to use the API.
Well, what does the API actually support? The classic controller, the state of the IR and acceleration,…
If you have the Xbox 360 Guitar Hero controller, you can use XInput to actually mount it as a controller exactly like an Xbox 360 USB controller.
Frets on Fire already has it working with a quick control map.
Here is the
download link from Microsoft (32bit) or the
64 bit edition…
a massive Invader Zim fan, I was shocked to see that a community member, Paul Oliver, made a game called N.A.M.E.
Paul has a few hints he posted such as:
No render targets. In a quick hacky attempt to get the game rendering horizontally instead of vertically we did a render of the whole…
Over at Code Project,
Eric Haddan created a very nice API to burn CDs and DVDs. He uses the IMAPI v2.0 to be able to do this complex ability. Eric talks about some of the issues he had to accomplish this with .Net along with how he solved it. In the article also he talks
at the Visual Basic blog,
Matt Gertz has a great post on hidden effects with loops on stuff you may not realize. He talks about how looping backwards versus forwards depending on the situation will drastically simplify your code or if you're looping and using the array.Count how