you ever been interested in creating a game that harnesses XNA's powerful network library to create multiplayer experiences for the Zune device?
The Zune firmware version 3.1 brought us a professionally built incarnation of Texas Holdem that supports network play. Understanding how to send…
Ever see a website with some amazing effects but no clue how they got them? Chances are they used a framework like jQuery. Glimmer is a WPF-based Windows application that allows you to easily create interactive elements on your web pages by harnessing
the power of the jQuery library. Without…
Yochay Kiriaty has a blog post about
developing for the Windows 7 task bar.
Yochay goes one by one on the demos. The included demos are:
Web Browser IM Client Document Reader Main Demo
The main demos demonstrates how to handle a multitude of basic functionality.
The samples and .Net…
In this article I demonstrate how you can take advantage of a light application framework when creating simple utilities. Instead of working on lower-level plumbing, just create the code for whatever tool you need, and this framework can get you working
When you write small…
Over at CodePlex,
XNACommunity (http://xnacommunity.codeplex.com/) is a project that has 5 games complete with source code. They are Dungeons Sorrow, Rastaniav2ML, Ultra Air Hockey,
Virtual Ninjas, and XNA Rock.
Creators Club also has full blow games as well which can be found at…
If you haven't run across this site, it extremely useful for finding answers to hard questions.
Stack Overflow is a place where you can ask programming questions and the community hopefully will be able to answer it for you. It is part Xbox Live, digg, forum, blog and wiki.
You may have heard…
Dream Build Play is rolling out for for the third iteration of the challenge! If you have an idea for an original idea for a video game for the Xbox 360, check it out!
The challenge starts April 6th and you can submit between July 7th, 2009 and August 6th, 2009. Entries consists of 3…
In case you haven't heard, TwitterDrive is going to revolutionize the way files are stored and shared on the Internet. Today, we had the rare privilege of sitting down and talking with Brian Peek, creator of this cutting edge product. Q: Thanks for taking the time to speak with us today. Why…
In this article, Brian Peek will provide a technical overview of TwitterDrive, an application used to store and retrieve files via the Twitter messaging service.
Time Required: 2-3 hours
Software: Visual C# Express 2008 SP1,…