Chris Gray had done a video for
Channel 9 on developing and customizing Windows Home Server. The source code examples he showed off can be found at the
Channel 9 SandBox also.
What is even neater about some of the newer stuff WHS will be releasing soon is the ability to use the notification…
Johnny Chung Lee has some awesome applications he's done with the WiiMote. He has two examples, the coolest is making a low-cost multi-point interactive whiteboard while the other tracks your fingers
and does a multi-point grid. His code uses
Brian Peek's WiiMote library, DirectX and…
Lisa Feigenbaum from the VB team has a bunch of "Did You Know?" facts about Visual Basic
that will help you code faster. Best of all, everything here will work with all the other languages.
IntelliSense is all-knowing
Make IntelliSense Transpartent (hold down…
Andrew Rudson managed to get his RockBand drums working on his PC and created a sweet 3D interface for it. He has an installer for it and it uses DirectX 9.0c. You can pick sounds and record your finished
creation too. I'm personally going to do all cowbells.
For those lovers of World of Warcraft, The AddOn studio for Visual Studio v2 beta is now available on CodePlex.
Channel 9 even did an interview with some of the developers.
Gabor Ratky and Attila Kisko: AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft
Do you like to use technology to have fun? Do you like to build cool and useful projects?
Well then we have a contest that should be perfect for you!
It begins with contestants submitting their cool ideas for projects built with Visual Studio Express and/or SQL Server…
engineers over at the XNA team released a
2 minutes and 10 second video showing some really impressive stuff running on both Windows and Xbox 360. The racing game at the end of the video is actually the first 1080p Xbox 360 game shown too.
Dave Weller has a far more
With Vista only a matter of days away, it was only a matter of time before someone finally created a
webcam gadget for Vista. Scott Hanselman gives the source code (at the bottom of the article) along with six links to other sites to help build gadgets. If you have more questions,…
Daron Yöndem over at Code Project posted an application that
creates a thumbnail image of a website in Visual Basic. Daron e xposes the WebBrowser object in the System.Windows.Forms class then calls the DrawToBitmap method to create the image.
If you would like it in C#, you…
Ok, what is Mono? Mono is an open development initiative that is attempting to develop an open source version of
Microsoft.Net. At this this point, the API coverage is limited to .Net 1.1 with limited support for 2.0.
So why care? If you want your application to be a bit more…