What has Coding4Fun been up to for the past few weeks? We've been creating a bunch of neat, free, open source applications for Windows Phone 7! hey range from simple to complex and each shows off how to do an interesting concept with the phone.
Our current released applications are:
of Brian Peek’s
TweeVo application have obviously noticed that the application hasn’t been working since early September. Twitter forced all applications to use the
OAuth authentication scheme, and now TweeVo has been updated to work with this new requirement. You can download the new…
The guys over
at VisitMix created a new tool that converts Adobe Illustrator files to HTML5 canvas elements that can be rendered to any browser that supports the canvas element like IE9. They even have a Windows and OS X version of the tool.
Find out more at…
Today the Windows Phone team released the final bits for Windows Phone 7! The tooling is free and will integrate with Visual Studio 2010 and Expression Blend 4 if you have them installed as well. Head over…
The XNA team just released a wealth of information on developing for Windows Phone 7. This is the first of 4 releases for this series on WP7 game development by this team. They'll talk about the actual platform, to performance to adding in the final polish
to make your game really pop.
Robotics has a pretty awesome
RFID kit with a RedBee RFID reader by Robotic Connections. Here are a few specs from the reader.
Supports all EM41xx family 125 kHz RFID tags USB, XBee, and TTL Serial communication Serial Communication Protocol and Shared Serial Devices Protocol (SSDP)…
Rousset created a 4 part write up on explaining a demo built around Silverlight 4, Windows Azure and XNA on Windows Phone 7:
Showing the final result in action as well as the SL4 application to play with
Silverlight 4 XNA Platformer Level Editor for Windows Phone 7: overview (1/4)
There is a new .NET Micro Framework board that is 100% open source now. The
netduino from Secret Labs can leverage the arduino shields! Their projects page,
http://www.netduino.com/projects/, has a few projects like how to get a blinking LED to work and read data from a color sensor to…
Friend of Coding4Fun, René Schulte, has an
full write-up on how to do some simple drawing, loading, and saving with Windows Phone 7. René even used multi-touch as well!
He leverages the WriteableBitmapEx class that extends out the
WriteableBitmap Silverlight class.
To do a PhotoChooser, the…
Blake.NUI is a new open-source library for multi-touch NUI (Natural User Interface) development. It can be found at
blakenui.codeplex.com and is under a MS-PL license.
The library is still in undergoing changes but here are some of the things currently included in Blake.NUI: