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…
Dave Cook has created an interesting
write up on the Netflix API. Netflix has a web service API model so you do need an internet connection to leverage this.
He currently has 4 articles from the simple to the complex.
Accessing the Title Catalog
Accessing Subscriber Account…
As popfly is getting shut down August 31st, they released the game engine under the Ms-Pl. If you used the
Popfly Game Downloader we released a few weeks back to grab your games, there's also instructions on how to crack them open and grab the data files. Which means you may be able
at the Visual Basic blog,
Matt Gertz has a great post on hidden effects with loops on stuff you may not realize. He talks about how looping backwards versus forwards depending on the situation will drastically simplify your code or if you're looping and using the array.Count how
Tired of having a computer with no sensors? We've created a
parallax windows 7 sensor driver with source code so you can create your own!
The sensor device we made here is a Passive-Infrared Sensor. So basically it is a motion sensor. The board used in the white paper is the Parallax “BASIC…
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 for doing…
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 drawing…
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…