Today's Project by Michael B. McLaughlin is one that's got the Channel 9 team excited, having been picked as a Pick of the Week on This Week on Channel 9 and emailed to me as a "Hey, Greg can you..." by another Niner too. Last June (wow, has it been that long?) we covered the DirectX…
So your website is becoming popular. That is really great but have you checked your utilization logs lately?
Scott Hanselman noticed that his favicon.ico was taking up a 27 Gigs of bandwidth a month! That was about 11% of his total bandwidth usage.
What is the FavIcon? It is the little icon…
Johnny 5 wasn't built without a tutorials here and there. So Microsoft Robotics Studio just released
ton of new tutorials. MSRS has multiple tutoritals on setting up services, simulations, Visual Programming Language, and more so you can hit the ground running.
Scott Guthrie has a
few articles on installing Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1. He has one on
installing/uninstalling on Vista. Scott also has a tip on
running a root site with the Local Web Server using VS 2005 SP1.
Stephen Walther created a coding example to show how to do
friendlier ASP.Net errors. If you've done ASP.net development, you've run into the evil red and beige error screen. They are suprisingly easier to create than one would think too. Stephen includes how to display debugging versus…
The warranty voiding folks over at
create a c# example for their Make Controller. What is the
Make Controller? Well, the Make Controller is an application board has application specific hardware (motor control, networking (Ethernet / USB / CAN / Serial / SPI), and circuit…
Daron Yöndem over at Code Project posted an application that
creates a thumbnail image of a website in Visual Basic. Daron e xposes the WebBrowser object in the System.Windows.Forms class then calls the DrawToBitmap method to create the image.
If you would like it in C#, you can run the example…
Benjamin Nitschke released
Rocket Commander for XNA with full source code. The game requires Direct X Dec2006 along with the XNA Framework. On an xbox 360, it runs about 60 frames per second with full screen antialiasing. Benjamin goes on to explain the pro's and con's of porting
to XNA also.…
Ever think of a book you needed but didn't have access to a computer to add it? Well, if you have a Windows Mobile
phone, you're in luck.
Will Danford created an
application for your Windows Mobile 5 Smartphone that hooks into Amazon's Webservices so you can shop. Since this version is…