engineers over at the XNA team released a
2 minutes and 10 second video showing some really impressive stuff running on both Windows and Xbox 360. The racing game at the end of the video is actually the first 1080p Xbox 360 game shown too.
Dave Weller has a far more
in-depth overview of…
Breisch found a
simple wrapper on code project to the
USPS Web Tool API. With these tools, one is able to provide address verification, zip code retrieval, package tracking and so on.
You can get a USPS ID by using this form.
The war of the languages.
Some people like c#, others like VB. Yes, there are others like, Ruby, C++, Python, Java, PHP ... but more on the lines of .Net languages, transcoding code examples becomes a bit of a headache.
Personally, I have issues reading VB. I don't know the syntax…
Lifehacker alerted me that Live can now
do 3D maps! Right now San Francisco, Atlanta, Boston, and Seattle are in 3D.
What is even cooler is you can use some
Here is the "hello world" program from the post.
A chap named
Hap had a foe, but unlike Carl Spackler , he took a far more
technical and cruelty free approach to his varmints (and less TNT). He built a deterrent system that used a motion detector wireless transmitter and a timer delay and would spray water on the offending target.
Brian Rush has a program over at The Code Project that
exposes the iTunes Library via XML (and XLST), ASP.NET, and AJAX. It is written in VB.net and uses the Atlas framework ( which is now called the Microsoft AJAX Library ). It can't stream music yet but one can yearn for that day to come.
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Industries toy software and DevComponents…
For people that really don't have that much database experience, people may not know what this is or why it is deadly.
I was reading Larry O'Brien's website and came across this link about injection attacks and figured it is something that should
Joel Spolsky wrote a
Visual Studio 2005 Express is the most comprehensive and full- featured interactive development environment (IDE) released to date. As part of the product mix, Microsoft has announced a series of Express editions, which make this power available to anyone
for almost no investment. In…
A lot. 4.7 million lines of code for the HD player to work on an xbox 360 to be exact. I was glancing the news over at
Kotaku and they linked to the
xbox team's blog. I have to admit, I'm rather shocked at that number but some what jealous.
There was a lot of stuff they had to use such as…