If you're not comfortable with WPF yet
but want your applications to do some cool tricks, fear not! With a simple additional class, you can make your
traditional Win32 applications fade in and out. After you have your animated window class, all you need to do is inherit your forms off the new…
Mike Wasserman had one of the coolest college projects ever. He The SDK can be found over at Codeplex @
http://www.codeplex.com/touchless. It allows you to do a multi-touch experience with your current generation hardware.
The SDK does have a full blown demo so you can test out what you see in…
If you'll be attending the Microsoft Professional Developer Conference (PDC) October 27-30, you should stop by the Coding4Fun booth. We'll be showing off a bunch of cool demos along with having a few giveaways.
One giveaway we'll be doing is a Robot-a-day where all you need to do is fill out…
Uditha has created some handy XNA 3.0 examples over on
their blog. From creating an
MP3 player, a
simple media application and even
using speech in XNA!
One of Uditha's neat sample code bits is a
3D windows form in XNA. The source project for this is hosted on Codeplex.
The .Net Micro framework now works in Express!
And the Micro Framework team has created a contest to get hobbyists to play with it. You have the chance to win free hardware just for submitting a rocking idea! And if you're a student, why
not go the extra mile and use your entry here for…
Pavel Bansky has created a demo using an
LCD output and the .Net Micro framework. His demo project is based around the EDK Plus development platform. Pavel used a few additional bits but this is awesome!
Demo project and library can be even downloaded!
A project one of our partners, Imagination, created for Maker Faire in May just won the
National Multimedia Award in Austria under the “culture, entertainment, and games” category.
This multiuser game puts the focus on Windows Mobile smartphones. Using them as interaction devices, visitors can…
Jeff shows off the sample of getting the first 500…
Tim Heuer found an interesting article by
Adam Cooper on Silverlight and adding in support for your mouse's scroll wheel.
To do so, it pretty painless with Adam's helper class.
<ScrollViewer x:Name="MyScroller" Width="300" Height="100"…
Mohammad Dayyan created a great example of an analog clock in WPF. It shows how to do a few basics of WPF such as XAML, rotation transforms and using the Dispatcher object to update the user interface.
Here is a quick bit of sample code from Mohammad's application.