Well, actually a Microbric Viper Robot instead of a real snake, however, Scott Hanselman created a great article on controlling the
Viper with a custom IR Serial Port using .Net.
Scott goes on to explain the issues with controlling the robot and polling times. He ended up reflecting out the…
No clue what "WPF/E" is?
Scott Guthrie goes on to explain, "It is a small client runtime that enables AJAX developers and designers to deliver richer, cross-platform, interactive web experiences. It will allow applications to go beyond what can be done with pure HTML today, and
Ben Heck modified his xbox 360 wireless controller to be one handed. The right thumbstick has been actually moved to the back of the controller along with new buttons added for the XYAB buttons. Took him three revisions to complete with the final version
even includes rumble!
Tyler Whitney has written an
article on programming LEGO Mindstorm using the My namespace robots for Coding 4 Fun. What is the My namespace? It is a new feature in Visual Basic 2005 that helps put commonly used functionality at your fingertips. Tyler has provided a very nice, quick
I noticed on
Scott Hanselman's blog about
Ashish Derhgawen building a camera panner using a floppy drive. There are two YouTube videos that show the panner in action and I have to admit, it is pretty cool. Ashish's entire blog has a ton of neat hardware entries such as motion detection and…
Who says business software can't be fun?
Wooseok Seo created a port of Tetris in Excel of all things.
Frank La Vigne found this peice of gold which dates back from March 2004.
By leveraging Visual Studio Tools for Office System, he added Tetris in Excel. He shows the basics of tetris,…
Dahan Abdo created a AJAX based chat room in ASP over at Code Project. Dahan example has administrative functions and login validation to prevent the same nickname from logging in. In his example,
he limits it to one chat room per website (or virtual directory), however, lets see if someone…
December 2, 2005
About two months ago Dan Fernandez called me into his office and said, "You need to put together a Coding4Fun Holiday Guide." Okay. While not entirely sure what that meant I figured it would at least involve
some sort of gift wish list and some project ideas for the…
Phil Haack wrote an entry regarding
concatenating delimited strings together. He goes on an shows different approaches on how to create a delimiting function along with some of his commets too.
Phil goes on to mention .Net 2.0 has a
string.Join method while .Net 1.1 does not.
If you're using…
If your project is a bit long and has a complex deployment, you may have some way of notifying your team that your
build succeeded or failed.
Mike Swanson has two methods, one orbital and the other is his laptop. He has hacked an
Ambient Orb and his
Dell XPS Laptop to visual alert him to the…