A few years ago, Brian Peek, created a light sequencing application phidgets to animate your holiday cheer and Don, a coding4fun reader, leveraged it to animate some lights of his own for this year! Awesome job Don and thanks for telling us about it! Update: Don has shared his sequence file with…
I came across
this from Miguel de Icaza's twitter feed, Christopher Park designing an AI with c# and LINQ. Currently it is a 4 part series, each is an interesting read into what exactly goes into an artificial intelligence
Queries and Code
just released a Facebo ok client library to help make it easier for everyone to create some interesting applications. The SDK is broken into a few core DLLs, each serving a core purpose. You can download the SDK from
Download the SDK.
Facebook.dll: This is the main assembly that will…
The XNA team just released a wealth of information on developing for Windows Phone 7. This is the first of 4 releases for this series on WP7 game development by this team. They'll talk about the actual platform, to performance to adding in the final polish
to make your game really pop.
Today's post is a quick one highlighting a great deal of free content presented at the 2013 Game Developer Conference Game Developer Conference 2013The Microsoft presentations at GDC 2013 are freely available from the GDC Vault. WindowsConquering the Galaxy with Phones and Tablets: Galactic Reign…
Pete Brown has created an
example of accessing a scanner with WIA via WPF. In the past we've chatted about
going paperless with WIA and
accessing a camera with it too, but Pete talks about how WIA the guts of it works and how to get an application to leverage it.
To find out more about WIA…
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…
If you've ever had a WPF application and wanted a notify icon in your system tray, you've had to import the System.Windows bits. This always seemed to me as a hack to get it but at least I could do. Fear not anymore,
Philipp Sumi has created a WPF NotifyIcon component!
Features at a…
The .NET Micro Framework (NETMF) team has a great example of using low cost, embedded computing to improve their biking experience.
All the source code can be found at
http://netmfbikecomputer.codeplex.com/ and just a reminder, the NETMF is 100% open source as well!
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!
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