Yochay Kiriaty has a blog post about
developing for the Windows 7 task bar.
Yochay goes one by one on the demos. The included demos are:
Web Browser IM Client Document Reader Main Demo
The main demos demonstrates how to handle a multitude of basic functionality.
The samples and .Net…
RobotTurk is a system that was developed with the Istanbul Municipality and Microsoft that helps provide live video to disaster struck regions. Using unmanned aerial helicopters equipped with an eBox computer running Microsoft Robotic Studio, one can get
a live stream along with exact…
We've been asked a few times to
create a screen scraper, however, the
ASP.Net Library site has created a way of screen scraping. They parse the HTML and find the tables in it and directly convert those to Data Sets for your program to consume.
Their demo uses pre-done HTML, however they include…
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 control)
John Kennedy has created a
very nice diagram for aiding in Windows Mobile development. You want
GPS, VOIP, device emulators,
the Home screen,
Telephone API, ... list goes on and on.
If you're making a Windows Mobile application, I highly suggest checking out John's cheat sheet.
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 Peek wrote for a…
When hiding an object, in plain sight may be the best approach.
Steganography accomplishes this task while hiding the "payload". The common form of this encryption is using images as the medium.
Alaa Jebran has created a few examples in Visual Basic to do this. Wikipedia lists…
If you actually know what I just said, you know it is
Leetspeak. Now if you really want to, Adam Lindsay created LOLCODE. I seriously can't stop laughing at some of the expressions and operators for this "language".
Here is an example for getting a file.
CAN HAS STDIO?
If you're like me, you always wonder where's my robot? Well, something tells me I won't get
one off the shelf anytime soon so why not just build one. Computers are getting cheap enough also where one could just be part of the chassis too.
The guys over at
Trossen Robots have created an…
If you need some help understanding joins in SQL,
Jeff Atwood has a great visual on how SQL joins work. It is platform agnostic so it should be the same wether you are running SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, ..., the concepts remain the same.