Due to a special election, a new congressman was put into office. Now, normally, I shrug my shoulders and not care. However,
Democratic Representative Bill Foster from Illinois has some skills. Foster is a physicist and can do something most computer programmer can't, he can code Assembly!…
Seth Sanders created a low cost multi-touch system called MT mini. It uses
TouchLib which is a C++ library (Anyone want to see if they can't get it working with .Net?) I'm not sure but I think a few of the demos were from the TouchLib system, the keyboard is
To get it…
Mads Kristensen, of BlogEngine.Net fame, has a post on
getting the language and country from a browser in ASP.Net. Why is this important? Well, some sites have something called
localization/internationalization and mapping IP addresses to countries isn't always the best option.
Here is some…
Microsoft launched a new contest called RoboChamp which is a simulated robotics competition.
By using Robotics Developer Studio 2008, you have the ability to write code or use an xbox 360 controller.
If you need some help getting started, RoboChamps has a
detailed instructions area.
Kevin Hoffman sent in an email
regarding a flippin sweet project on CodePlex called CLINQ. It stands for continuous LINQ and is a .Net 3.5 extention. As changes occur in the source of your query, the result set is continuously re-evaluated to maintain consistency and accuracy. It was
On 1/16/08, Microsoft announced
the ability to
download some of the .NET Framework source code for debugging. This download process was only supported inside of a properly configured Visual Studio 2008.
21 Days Later,
Kerem Kusmezer and
John Robbins released a tool to download the source code…
Dan Waters has created a
5 part webcast series on Microsoft Robotic Studios.
Here is a brief index of the content.
Setting up the Create Serial port communication in VC# Express Teaching the robot to sing
More on serial port stuff
Setting up and…
I found this while doing
This week on Channel 9. CamSpace is a webcam tracking system that looks utterly amazing. I wish I knew more other than the video but their blog / site is a tad sparse on information.
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.