Dave Cook has created an interesting
write up on the Netflix API. Netflix has a web service API model so you do need an internet connection to leverage this.
He currently has 4 articles from the simple to the complex.
Accessing the Title Catalog
Accessing Subscriber Account…
We have just launched an all new series over on Channel9 that teaches beginning developers with little programming experience how to develop applications for Windows Phone 7. This series assumes that they have absolutely no knowledge of C#, Silverlight,
or mobile development. In just a few…
Tired of giving socks every year to your favorite engineer or technology elitist? Coding4Fun has come up with a holiday gift guide of items that are sure to make them glee with joy. We've cranked up the geek-factor and have tried to come up with the biggest
list of programmable presents on the…
WEI Share ("We Share") is a
Coding4Fun code sample that takes your
Windows Experience Index score and shares it with the world (anonymously) to an Azure website with a Silverlight front end and lets you post your WEI score to Facebook for bragging rights.
WebMatrix was recently released and helps make creating websites super easy. WebMatrix is everything you need to build Web sites using Windows. It includes IIS Developer Express (a development Web server), ASP.NET (a Web framework), and SQL Server Compact
(an embedded database). It streamlines…
Rousset created a 4 part write up on explaining a demo built around Silverlight 4, Windows Azure and XNA on Windows Phone 7:
Showing the final result in action as well as the SL4 application to play with
Silverlight 4 XNA Platformer Level Editor for Windows Phone 7: overview (1/4)
The ASP.Net team has just announced a new free service for the public to use. If you have a website that uses jquery or the ASP.Net Ajax libraries, you can leverage our content delivery network (CDN) servers.
To implement this, on your website you just need to replace your current jquery script…
just released a new version of their software which now allows you to use .Net coded robots! Awesome job guys. They have a
post regarding their implementation and their
wiki has a quick example to get you up and running and they also include
API references for Robocode.
at SOA pit stop, they found a very interesting find that I didn't even know existed. Some hidden
Zune API's you can develop against.
They mention there are a few objects you can get to.
ZuneLibrary ZuneQueryList ZuneQueryItem
Which lets you do stuff like
2 days + 45,000 Attendees + 5,000 ft2 of Microsoft Makers = 100% Goodness
We had an amazing time at Maker Faire this year. It's always so much fun to interact with folks - show all the cool stuff you can build with our tools/technologies, and also get a better understanding…