Tag: Programming

Kinect + Javascript hack shows potential for web interfaces

November 25, 20102 Comments

Developed by the clever folks at MIT Media Lab Fluid Interfaces Group, DepthJS is a web browser extension that allows any any web page to interact with Microsoft Kinect via Javascript.

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7 FBML examples to rock your Facebook fan page.

March 22, 2010

Facebook markup language or FBML for short is used in a variety of places within the social network. Anyone who has written any Facebook applications will already be pretty familiar with its tags, and will probably have used it to write data to walls, or share postings with others programmatically. If however you haven’t yet […]

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19+ resources for finding and hosting source code.

July 23, 20095 Comments

The web makes both project collaboration, and source code sharing that bit easier. This collection of sites are a combination of earch engines, and code hosting environments where you can find open and closed source software that you can both adapt and learn from.

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JQuery mouse recording with ASP.net

June 4, 20091 Comment

Right at the core of many web applications lies the age old problem of usability testing. How can you accurately watch what users are doing, and when they are doing it? Some solutions exist already, but alas they are charging for the priviledge. Sooo.. I decided to cook up something myself, and share it with […]

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Web applications. Time for sound?

November 9, 20084 Comments

I’ve been thinking recently about reintroducing sound events into some of our web applications. The web has moved on from midi files as background music, and sounds on ever button with a web page. We’ve become more grown up when it comes to multimedia. But perhaps now is the time for adding complimentary sounds to […]

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Why code?

November 8, 20080 Comments

To the ordinary man on the street we are geeks. To me, anyone that codes has the power to create something brilliant. I code because it empowers me. We can shape online worlds, we can create entire brands from an idea. We are the masters of the digital universe. Like puppeteers we pull the strings of our […]

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Please let “I code in Notepad” die. A rant to Notepad users.

April 30, 200812 Comments

Im sick sore and tired of listening to certain segments of the design / development community spout about how brilliant a coder they are. Just because they use Notepad.

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Why the first answer to a problem, is nearly always second best.

April 23, 20080 Comments

Programmers by nature are problem solvers, clients come to the table with a problem, and its our job to tell the computer how to solve it. Unfortunately I’ve discovered that all too often the first solution to a problem becomes the only solution, as humans we are inheritantly lazy when it comes to problem solving. […]

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Sending SMS Messages using 24x and VB.NET

April 2, 20082 Comments

If any of you have ever had a need for sending SMS messages, can I suggest the excellent 24x sms API. Please find for your enjoyment a free class to do just that, for Vb.NET. Simply set the properties and away you go. I’ve never been able to get WordPress to play particularly nicely when […]

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NHibernate. (Another Guide). For Visual Studio 2005.

March 13, 20085 Comments

NHibernate..Oh how I have struggled with you for the past day and a half or so..But eventually got there. Here’s what to do with Visual Studio 2005 that they dont tell you anywhere else. In your bin folder…I have a hibernate.cfg.xml file.. Which looks like this badboy. <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″ ?> <hibernate-configuration xmlns=”urn:nhibernate-configuration-2.2″> <session-factory> <property […]

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