If you like WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation)
and programming in Ruby, check out an
example Scott Hanselman did with IronRuby. Scott uses
Notepad2 with Ruby support to do his coding for this example. Scott talks about some of the issues coding with this alpha release of IronRuby but then…
Travis Feirtag shows how to
use an accelerometer and .Net 2.0 in 2D and 3D. To do the rendering, Travis uses GDI+ for the 2D example and Direct X for the 3D example. For an accelerometer, Travis uses the
Analog Devices XL202 Evaluation Board with an RS232 interface.
Now what can you do…
Explore some of the free
resources that are available to beginning developers
If you are looking to learn the basics, join us as we browse through the MSDN Beginner Developer Learning Center, create mashups, gadgets, and games with Microsoft Popfly, and work on your first programming project,…
On 1/16/08, Microsoft announced
the ability to
download some of the .NET Framework source code for debugging. This download process was only supported inside of a properly configured Visual Studio 2008.
21 Days Later,
Kerem Kusmezer and
John Robbins released a tool to download the source code…
Brian Peek created a fun little
application that rotates your screen with a built in scheduler for April Fool's Day.
He shows how to do capture monitor data. Not just one monitor mind you, every monitor hooked into your system.
This application used the framework from his
If you've used PHP, you may have had the pleasure of using
MySQL, an open-source SQL engine. Jeffery McManus has pointed out a
few helper points for problems he has had with the .Net framework and MySQL. The two main points are Dates and unsigned integers and he explains why they act like they…
I've posted about mutli-touch interfaces in the past so I figure I should mention that Microsoft just released today
On10.net has a video demo of Surface. Now the question is what type of API access does this puppy have so we can start developing for it.
If you're really brave (or…
Having multiple monitors makes life
easier in my opinion but even with my current work setup, I need more space. Visual Studio, Word, Outlook (and countless emails), Live Writer, browser windows, ...all take up space. Today I found on
CodingProject a C++ application that shows how to…
Mike Wasserman had one of the coolest college projects ever. He The SDK can be found over at Codeplex @
http://www.codeplex.com/touchless. It allows you to do a multi-touch experience with your current generation hardware.
The SDK does have a full blown demo so you can test out what you see in…