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.
David Veeneman wrote a neat little console application that will
convert RGB colors to HLS (Hue-Luminance-Saturation) or HSB (Hue-Saturation-Brightness) over at Code Project.
One of the neat things David also did was show off using IValueConverter as well to do some of the conversion for you.…
In case you haven't heard, TwitterDrive is going to revolutionize the way files are stored and shared on the Internet. Today, we had the rare privilege of sitting down and talking with Brian Peek, creator of this cutting edge product. Q: Thanks for taking the time to speak with us today. Why…
Visual Studio 2010 Express Editions are released to the web! What
is even better is they are free! There are currently 4 Visual Studio editions.
Visual Basic 2010 Visual C# 2010 Visual C++ 2010 Visual Web Developer 2010
You can start downloading at…
Mark Harris has an example about using his
joystick in c#. Mark used Managed DirectX 1.1 which he mentions can be found at the
DirectX SDK website. His example is set for a 6-axis, 20+ buttoned joystick which reminds me of Steel Battalion's controller.
He goes on how to get additional axis…
Rick Barraza has a great example on how to do page flipping. He explains the math and talks about the different steps to make it go from just a basic example
to the extra polish needed to make it over the top.
Brian Jepson, from Make Magazine, along with Szymon Kobalczyk posted about their chance to play with the FEZ line of .NET-Powered microcontroller kits. GHI Electronics
makes them and can be found over at www.tinyclr.com. The FEZ mini costs about $50 dollars. Adding on sensors is painless too.…
December 2, 2005
About two months ago Dan Fernandez called me into his office and said, "You need to put together a Coding4Fun Holiday Guide." Okay. While not entirely sure what that meant I figured it would at least involve
some sort of gift wish list and some project ideas for the…
Damien Guard has created a nice little
cheat sheet for LINQ 2 SQL. Damien even went the extra yard and put it in both VB.Net and C# since the syntax is slightly different for each.
If you haven't tried LINQ2SQL, it is pretty powerful. Stuff that typically would have been a bit more complex…