dropped this Microsoft Live Labs released a tech preview of
Photosynth. The software analyzes photos of a simular area then reconstructs them into three-dimensional space, flyable environment.
Photosynth is a collaboration between Microsoft and the University of Washington based on…
ShoXDX has created a project on CodePlex in c# to show you what each SvcHost.exe task is executing. What is the SvcHost exactly? It is a generic host porcess name for services that run DLLs. Since multiple Svchost are executed running different things,
it can be hard to track down what exact…
Konkol for Maker Faire 2008 created a LED photo booth using c# and some BetaBrite Prism signs.
Using the BetaBrite API written by Jeff Atwood (and ported by me), DirectShow lib and some additional code, Andy created a full blown a scaleable photo booth.
Andy had to make some…
Clint Rutkas noticed a
started to complain about Vista's battery performance directly due to Aero.
He created a small little application that runs in your system tray that detects when your system's power status changes. Clint based his code off of
another Coding 4 Fun article by…
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.
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…
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.