The holidays are fast approaching and Coding4Fun has whipped up two great holiday related coding examples. First one is written by
Arian Kulp who wrote an application that
parses your blog and finds if you've been naughty or nice based on what you said. It uses Regular…
Mark Harris has an example about using his
joystick in c#. Mark used Managed DirectX 1.1 which he mentions can be found at the
DirectX SDK website. His example is set for a 6-axis, 20+ buttoned joystick which reminds me of Steel Battalion's controller.
He goes on how to get…
The Microsoft Robotic Studio just got released. Coding4Fun will have new and cool robotic content shortly too! Visit their download section to get started on your own.
Using the Visual Programming Language, beginner programmers along with advanced developers can use…
Today Microsoft XNA Gaming Studio Express was just released. What does that mean? It means the software is no longer beta and now has Xbox 360 support! To deploy your Xbox 360, you do need
to be part of the
XNA Creators Club which is available on Xbox Live Marketplace for $49 (U.S.) for…
Ever want to have your
Christmas lights rock out?
Brian Peek has written a great article showing off how to
animate your Christmas lights for Coding 4 Fun using some Phidget Relays, some code, and some electrical parts.
With enough time and effort, you'll be able to rock them out in sync…
Phil Haack wrote an entry regarding
concatenating delimited strings together. He goes on an shows different approaches on how to create a delimiting function along with some of his commets too.
Phil goes on to mention .Net 2.0 has a
string.Join method while .Net 1.1 does not.
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…
Make, Photozz decided to make his
peripherals turn off when his screen saver goes on.
He created this with some solid state relays he got off Ebay that he had left over from his Christmas project. He is using software that works off the Printer pins created by
Neil Fraser which…
Scott shows the world
how to create a basic plugin for Windows Live Writer.
He goes over a pretty easy to understand how-to on adding stuff in for the "Insert" pane in the Live Writer application. You should check it out if you're interested.
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