Matthias Wandel, an engineer over at Research in Motion, came up with a clever way to test Blackberries under multiple angles and orientations by using LEGO.
The device will rotate on an axis by the battery in a circle along with rotate the pager.
Is there a single thing LEGO can't…
A project one of our partners, Imagination, created for Maker Faire in May just won the
National Multimedia Award in Austria under the “culture, entertainment, and games” category.
This multiuser game puts the focus on Windows Mobile smartphones. Using them as interaction devices, visitors can…
It's here folks! The First Annual
April Fool's Day Special at Coding4Fun has gone live with code projects you can use to fool the unsuspecting and naive. (Pause for maniacal laughter -
Buh-wa-ha-ha-ha). Want to make Word AutoCorrect have a mind of its own? Want to frustrate…
Well, actually a Microbric Viper Robot instead of a real snake, however, Scott Hanselman created a great article on controlling the
Viper with a custom IR Serial Port using .Net.
Scott goes on to explain the issues with controlling the robot and polling times. He ended up reflecting…
The talks from GameFest 2008 are
up on MSDN.
Among this veritable cornucopia of goodies, you will find two talks from yours truly,
Networking, Traffic Jams, and Schrödinger's Cat and
Building Worlds with the Content Pipeline.
Eli spoke about
Real World Content…
Olivares got sick and tired of having to use the java.util.zip namespace or invoking shell API's to produce a Zip file. Jaime decided to
create a pure .Net 3.0 / 3.5 class that can create / append to zip file.
Here is a quick example on how he zips a file.
DevZoo has created a
sample on how to make your application single instance only. DevZoo's example also includes some neat features like finding the current instance and activating it along with if the
instance is in the system tray, to maximize it!
DevZoo uses what is known as a Mutex to…
Dream Build Play is rolling out for for the third iteration of the challenge! If you have an idea for an original idea for a video game for the Xbox 360, check it out!
The challenge starts April 6th and you can submit between July 7th, 2009 and August 6th, 2009. Entries…
Jeremiah Morrill created an amazing media kit for WPF nicely named
WPF Media Kit on CodePlex. In addition to just video, the kit comes with a MediaElement replacement, a VideoCaptureElement for web cams and a DVDPlayerElement that plays DVDs and supports interactive menus.
He shows off a quick…
Do you have your application hooked up to a database? Do you do stuff like
string sql = "SELECT * FROM Products"+
"Where Id " + userInput;
Well, if I was mean (I'm not), I could do some naughty things that would be called a SQL Injection Attack. …