Have you hated how WPF has blurry text depending on what happens? Well, .Net 4.0 and WPF 4.0 fixes that. If you try out a version after Visual Studio 2010 beta 2, you can use these fixes as well. The MSDN
Text blog outlines how to fix your text and the why / how of some of the blurriness. A…
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
You guys want to try out the newest and greatest Visual Studio Express? The Visual Studio team just released VS 2010 Beta 2 for everyone to try out. It should be out in March, 2010 for the full version as well.
In this episode of the
Coding4Fun Show, Brian Peek interviews
Jeremiah Morrill who has written
WPF MediaKit, an amazing library to quickly build DirectShow and MediaFoundation media player controls in WPF. It's amazingly powerful and, as a developer, can be used with just a few lines of XAML. …
for some XNA help? Shawn Hargreaves's blog has a bunch of answers questions like anisotropic filtering, mipmapping, and texture filtering.
If you're not sure what mipmapping is, it is precalculating a copy of an image that is smaller than the original. This way you control the rendering…
A simple prank that opens the CD-ROM drive at random intervals.
InRule -> The Leading Innovator in Business Rule Engine Technology for .NET
Less than 1 hour
Software: Visual Basic or Visual C# Express Editions
This article is continuation in Controlling Contolled Home Automation series. It shows how to control your computer from light switches, motion detectors, alarm switches, and any other X10 transmitting device
This article demonstrates how to control lights from your computer using custom applications written in Visual Basic and Visual C#.
This article showcases usage of X10 technology to interact with hardware devices. It is first article in Computer Controller Home Automation series.
Software: Visual Basic or Visual C# Express…
Interfacing a Webcam that supports Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) using .Net
Scott Hanselman's Computer Zen
Software: Visual Studio Express Editions,
Windows® Image Acquisition Automation Library v2.0 Tool:…