If you're like me, you may already have a blog, but if you've been wondering about getting one up and running, here are some open source blog engines. There are tons of open source engines but here are just a handful. If you have other great engines, please
post them in the comments.
For those who make fun of Visual Basic, Amanda Silver may have something to show off to
you. Over at the VB Team blog on MSDN,
Amanda shows off 10 new features in Visual Basic. Two of my favorite are Syntax tool-tips (picture on the right, imagine that with LINQ!) and the improved performance…
Johnny Chung Lee has some awesome applications he's done with the WiiMote. He has two examples, the coolest is making a low-cost multi-point interactive whiteboard while the other tracks your fingers
and does a multi-point grid. His code uses
Brian Peek's WiiMote library, DirectX and c#.
I was at Fabio Pedrosa's blog and I noticed
Fabio had a post on how to do WPF blurring and it was shockingly simple. Here is the code from his site to produce the image on the right.
Over at Trossen Robotics Forums, I became aware of a sweet USB turret with the ability to track multiple targets. They built it using Phidgets (they are on our
holiday gift guide) and a few other parts.
In addition to just servos, I found out via
Trossen Robotics you can use a servo controller…
If you're not sure what you need for this holiday season, look no further. After a year of coding and drinking soda in far too large quantities, the Coding4Fun team has released the 2007 Coding4Fun Holiday gift guide!
Did we miss something? Comment or contact us and we'll add it to our…
Feeling a bit lost with Visual Studio 2008 Express? Don't worry, we've got our crossing guard badges
and created videos MSDN to help out!
From the basic tours of creating your first application to using
LINQ (pronounced link)! There will be more videos added in the future too. If you have a…
I couldn't solve the easy version of the Rubik's cube, maybe with a hammer I'll be able
to solve the Cube21 sided version.
Pavel Šavara however solved the Cube21 programmatically with C++, CLI, WPF, SQL, WCF, and ASP + Ajax. Pavel goes into some detail on his methods and math on…
I got a webcam for doing conferencing at work and wanted to do some development with it. I had the problem
of the sample source code I would try out didn't work. These were examples using WIA.
THEN I found
Mark Schmidt's awesome vista gadget using a webcam. His example uses DirectShow to…
I know everyone has been playing with the beta of Visual Studio 2008 but you don't have to any longer! Visual Studio 2008 Express flavors have been released into the wild for everyone to enjoy.
Visual Basic Express Edition – productivity tool for first time or casual Windows programming