The .NET Micro Framework (NETMF) team has a great example of using low cost, embedded computing to improve their biking experience.
All the source code can be found at
http://netmfbikecomputer.codeplex.com/ and just a reminder, the NETMF is 100% open source as well!
WEI Share ("We Share") is a
Coding4Fun code sample that takes your
Windows Experience Index score and shares it with the world (anonymously) to an Azure website with a Silverlight front end and lets you post your WEI score to Facebook for bragging rights.
new episode of the
Coding4Fun Show has been posted over at
Channel 9. This time around,
Brian Peek discusses Natural User Interfaces (NUI) and multitouch programming with
Josh Blake. You'll see how Josh used multitouch and NUI principles to build his NaturalShow application, a PowerPoint…
Donn Morse created a slightly modified
version of the XNA Racing Game Starter Kit to work with a custom game controller that has an accelerometer!
The sample driver supports communication between a Windows 7 application and the sensor. (Note that in addition to a dual axis accelerometer, the…
Visual Studio 2010 Express Editions are released to the web! What
is even better is they are free! There are currently 4 Visual Studio editions.
Visual Basic 2010 Visual C# 2010 Visual C++ 2010 Visual Web Developer 2010
You can start downloading at…
Kevin Moore's WPF bag of tricks has been updated! While it hasn't been updated in a few years yet was my default control kit I would use. The updated the bag of tricks to also includes Windows Phone 7 and Silverlight controls! One interesting thing
was he removed the date control since he…
Rick Barraza has a great example on how to do page flipping. He explains the math and talks about the different steps to make it go from just a basic example
to the extra polish needed to make it over the top.
Here are a bunch of new examples for getting your Windows Phone 7 development on!
If you watched Mix 2010 keynote, you saw the Foursquare for Windows Phone 7 example and they just opened up the source code.
The Channel9 Learn center has multiple examples over at…
For a few projects, I've been looking around on how to do some photoshop style effects and remembered Silverlight and WPF have shaders!
My hunt both started and ended with Nokola's Silverlight tool
Pastel, Old Photo (LOMO effect), and pencil sketch
Light Saturation (his…
Brian Jepson, from Make Magazine, along with Szymon Kobalczyk posted about their chance to play with the FEZ line of .NET-Powered microcontroller kits. GHI Electronics
makes them and can be found over at www.tinyclr.com. The FEZ mini costs about $50 dollars. Adding on sensors is painless too.…