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.
Chad Hower over at Indy Project has built a tool that will give any presentation that extra bang. A PowerPoint presentation tool. Well, it isn't just any presentation tool, it is a WiiMote.
Grab the source or just the binaries.
WiiKey is powered by the
library that Brian…
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…
If your project is a bit long and has a complex deployment, you may have some way of notifying your team that your
build succeeded or failed.
Mike Swanson has two methods, one orbital and the other is his laptop. He has hacked an
Ambient Orb and his
Dell XPS Laptop to visual alert him to…