FluidKit is a great open-source kit for WPF applications. One of the new features in the kit is called
ElementFlow which recreates some effects from another company who's logo may or may not be an Apple.
In addition to just the element flow stuff, FluidKit has a few other cool tricks up its…
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…
Ever get a package with those weird barcodes and wonder why such things exists? Well, the
Quick Response codes (QR Codes) are a 2D barcode system that allows you to store data in them such as binary, numbers and letters with a correction level. Twit88 created a .Net class for
QR codes so you…
Radiohead did something pretty interesting. They released their new music video, which was done all in LIDAR. Their video is, for all intents and purposes, is just pure data!
They have all the data for you to play with over at
If you want to…
A project one of our partners, Imagination, created for Maker Faire in May just won the
National Multimedia Award in Austria under the “culture, entertainment, and games” category.
This multiuser game puts the focus on Windows Mobile smartphones. Using them as interaction devices, visitors can…
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…
There is a new .NET Micro Framework board that is 100% open source now. The
netduino from Secret Labs can leverage the arduino shields! Their projects page,
http://www.netduino.com/projects/, has a few projects like how to get a blinking LED to work and read data from a color sensor to…
Donn Morse created a slightly modified
version of the XNA Racing Game Starter Kit to work with a custom game controller that has an accelerometer!
The sample driver supports communication between a Windows 7 application and the sensor. (Note that in addition to a dual axis accelerometer, the…
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…