Kevin Hoffman sent in an email
regarding a flippin sweet project on CodePlex called CLINQ. It stands for continuous LINQ and is a .Net 3.5 extention. As changes occur in the source of your query, the result set is continuously re-evaluated to maintain consistency and accuracy. It was
Chris Pietschmann created a simple port scanner using VB.Net. The interesting thing with the scanner is it uses ThreadPool class to help queue up work
units! This means is the work is executed asynchronously and in an orderly fashion. Over all, great example of network scanning and threading.…
XNA Game Studio 3.1 has just been released!
Download XNA GS 3.1 and check out the
walkthrough for upgrading your old projects to v3.1! For a more in-depth overview of what is new in 3.1, head to
A quick overview of what is new:…
Ben Nadel created an excellent video post (warning, semi-long at 1.75hr) that covers pretty much all aspects of JQuery.
If you ever wondered how to build tetris, fear no longer. The
Small Basic team has a sample of Tetris in SmallBasic. The post has all the source in their blog posting and can just be cut and copied to a fully functional game.
You can grab Small Basic over at DevLabs on MSDN.
cheap webcam based laser range finder? Todd Danko did and build two different applications to do it. One is in Visual Basic 6 and the other is in Visual C++. Todd based his application
off the UB Robotics project. Using some of the examples from Coding 4 Fun, I bet a .Net port…
Phil Haack wrote an entry regarding
concatenating delimited strings together. He goes on an shows different approaches on how to create a delimiting function along with some of his commets too.
Phil goes on to mention .Net 2.0 has a
string.Join method while .Net 1.1 does not.
If you're using…
As popfly is getting shut down August 31st, they released the game engine under the Ms-Pl. If you used the
Popfly Game Downloader we released a few weeks back to grab your games, there's also instructions on how to crack them open and grab the data files. Which means you may be able
Bruno Terkaly's blog has 10 lessons on how to debug an application.
Bruno's first lesson is a debug recap and a general how to debug within Visual Studio.
Why use a debugger when I can just do simple outputs to verify? You have to remove message box calls to make your code production worthy. …
If you need some help understanding joins in SQL,
Jeff Atwood has a great visual on how SQL joins work. It is platform agnostic so it should be the same wether you are running SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, ..., the concepts remain the same.