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…
Nope, it stands for structured actually. But if you are a bit afraid of SQL, MSDev.com has
20 how-to videos about SQL Server 2008 Express! This series of short how-to-videos will touch on SQL Server Express 2008 features such as: how to backup a SQL Express database,
how to backup a…
With Silverlight 4.0 just announced, here are some great posts / helpful tips on getting started with Silverlight in general.
Channel9 has a training course. Tim Heuer has a 7-part series “Getting Started with Silverlight”.
Shine Draw is an awesome “Flash vs Silverlight” repository that can…
Joel Ivory Johnson created a rather functional program for his Zune HD.
Joel created a bubble level based on the accelerometer in the Zune HD to get the tilt of the device. From that data and
everyone's favorite theorem, he created a bubble level!
Joel also explains the math needed…
Want to see how to do some neat stuff on the Zune HD?
Development Prerequisites (install in this order):
Visual Studio (non-express) or Visual C# 2008 Express (download)
XNA Game Studio 3.1 (download)
XNA Game Studio Zune Extensions (download)
Dan waters is also blogging about creating a…
Brian Peek, of wiimote fame, gave a talk to the Facebook .NET Programmers Group and had it recorded. The talk is about creating a clone of Space Invaders called Alien Attack in XNA Game Studio 3.0. If you want
even greater detail, this is the
first chapter in the Coding4Fun book.…
Coding4Fun will be moving to Channel9 on MSDN! This has been in the planning for a bit but giving you guys the heads up.
Jeff Sandquist and
Dan Fernandez talk about some of the reasons why on the latest episode of
This Week on Channel 9 (This is a rare super long episode).
No matter how much I study physics or play pool, I still am horrible. Some clever
students at Georgia Tech University helped solve my inability to play pool with a projector, mirrors, e-Box 2300 and Visual Studio!
They used a key-stoning algorithm to correct for camera location and…
Roger Alsing saw a challenge and it was to
recreate the Mona Lisa in only 50 semi-transparent polygons. Prior to the challenge, he created a small program before to help do some genetic programming and adapted it to the challenge. The image on the left was render 1635 and the final…