Jimmy Schementi shows you how to add scripting to your your application by leveraging the DLR and Ruby!
Just by adding in a few lines of code and referencing a few dlls, one can easily add real time scripting to their application. The examples on the right are simple, but think about what else…
Jimmy Schementi posted about his talk at RubyConf 2009 and talked about embedding IronRuby in another program. His goals were:
2D rendering surface with simple primitive shapes Simple animation support – callbacks for each frame and each object on the canvas
User-loadable “macros” for drawing…
A chap named
Hap had a foe, but unlike Carl Spackler , he took a far more
technical and cruelty free approach to his varmints (and less TNT). He built a deterrent system that used a motion detector wireless transmitter and a timer delay and would spray water on the offending target.
This is really cool, Sacha Barber has put a neat way to browse Amazon.com by using WPF's ability to
He has a detailed write up of the application over at Code Project.
Sacha even has a video of the interface in action.
Brian Peek chats on how he fixed a leaky handle driver for the Acer 1420P (PDC build) laptop.
Brian used a some free tools to figure out why the one of the tablet's processes was growing at 10 handles second and what to do about it. With the
Process Explorer tool and
IDA, he saw…
Tyler Whitney has written an
article on programming LEGO Mindstorm using the My namespace robots for Coding 4 Fun. What is the My namespace? It is a new feature in Visual Basic 2005 that helps put commonly used functionality at your fingertips. Tyler has provided a very nice, quick
Ever feel like your getting batted around for undoing and redoing tasks? Over at Code Project, Henrik Jonsson
shows how to
create in-memory transactions that allow for undo/redo actions. Henrik uses generics, c# 3.0 extention methods and lamda expressions.
University of Western Australia has created a cheap way to navigate immersive 3D environments. To accomplish this task, they modify
DarwiinRemote for OS X. The WiiRemote provided a low cost alternative to other controllers used for immersive environemnts.
If you're looking for a .Net…
The developers over at Mono group have created Moonlight. What is moonlight? It is an implementation
of Silverlight, which is a cross-platform plug-in that allows .Net programming and a host of other things.
Miguel de Icaza posted some YouTube videos showing off desklets which are powered by…
Dave Weller and the XNA team have posted the
XNA presentations from Gamefest 2007. A few of the presentations are:
The costs of managed code
I recommend this even if you're not interested in XNA. It will show you how to speed up code and what actually makes some code slow for no apparent…