I don't know about you but I know a few "lazy flushers." Will Gorman built and documented, in my opinion, the world's best use of Lego ever to solve this age old problem of the unflushed toilet.
Will built a robot toilet flusher! It uses the Lego sonar sensor to detect when someone sat…
Tim Higgins had a problem with "rabbits" cutting through his yard to go to the local pool. So Tim, as any
good inventor would, created a solution that watered his lawn and helped keep the "rabbits" away. His solution combines phidgets, an IR camera, and x10 to control…
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.
Feeling a bit lost with Visual Studio 2008 Express? Don't worry, we've got our crossing guard badges
and created videos MSDN to help out!
From the basic tours of creating your first application to using
LINQ (pronounced link)! There will be more videos added in the future too. If you have a…
I couldn't solve the easy version of the Rubik's cube, maybe with a hammer I'll be able
to solve the Cube21 sided version.
Pavel Šavara however solved the Cube21 programmatically with C++, CLI, WPF, SQL, WCF, and ASP + Ajax. Pavel goes into some detail on his methods and math on…
A project one of our partners, Imagination, created for Maker Faire in May just won the
National Multimedia Award in Austria under the “culture, entertainment, and games” category.
This multiuser game puts the focus on Windows Mobile smartphones. Using them as interaction devices, visitors can…
Jeff shows off the sample of getting the first 500…
Tim Heuer found an interesting article by
Adam Cooper on Silverlight and adding in support for your mouse's scroll wheel.
To do so, it pretty painless with Adam's helper class.
<ScrollViewer x:Name="MyScroller" Width="300" Height="100"…
Mohammad Dayyan created a great example of an analog clock in WPF. It shows how to do a few basics of WPF such as XAML, rotation transforms and using the Dispatcher object to update the user interface.
Here is a quick bit of sample code from Mohammad's application.
The talks from GameFest 2008 are
up on MSDN.
Among this veritable cornucopia of goodies, you will find two talks from yours truly,
Networking, Traffic Jams, and Schrödinger's Cat and
Building Worlds with the Content Pipeline.
Eli spoke about
Real World Content…