Every once in a while I will run into a situation where I need to send a file to someone, but struggle to find an easy way of doing it. Instant messenger programs usually work until you run into a situation where someone just cannot send or receive a file
from chat client whether it's due to…
With the announcement that the
Popfly Game Creator will be shut down starting August 24th, we've published the Popfly Game Downloader, a utility to download Popfly games while the
Popfly service is still running so you can play them even after the Popfly service is shut down!
Note: This tool…
article will take you through some of the steps to creating the basics for writing games with Silverlight. This is a simple shooter style game that contains some of the building blocks for games that require abilities such as vectors, collision detection,
a game loop, movement, and keyboard…
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,…
In this article, Giovanni Montrone will provide an overview on how to create an image comparison application for DVD and Blu-ray screen captures.
Time Required: 2-3 hours
Software: Visual Web Developer Express SP1 (or Visual…
Given a week off of school I found the time to start designing a system that had been thought up in a school class. The idea was simple, a webapp that lets a user reach the widest possible audience by distributing messages
across many mediums. One message could be delivered to each recipient…
My blog title says it all, Monkey see, Monkey Build. I saw Microsoft Surface's video puzzle and I needed to build it. I took this opportunity to play with Microsoft's new technology,
Silverlight and build my own puzzle game. I couldn't find anything out on the Internet regarding dynamic video…
In this article, I will discuss how I have built a 2 player 8-Ball game in Silverlight (play here). I will explain how I used the Expression tools
to design the graphics and various .NET techniques to enable user control and game animation.
Do have a GPS receiver laying around? Do you travel? Do you blog? If you answered yes to these questions, you might be interested in this Windows Live Writer plugin. People who travel and like to blog about it can just
click a button to insert their current coordinates along with a…