Adventures in Com-Land

Using serial ports in .NET is very, very easy. You just have to know how to initialize it and you’re good. Well actually you should know what to do with the incoming data, but this is another story 😀 In C# all you have to do is to include the namespace...

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Back to the primitive

It all began with Silverlight. I mean, things lead to other things, and soon I started working on the Effect class… and soon I realized I needed some kind of shader editor, so I installed Shazzam. But Shazzam requires the DirectX SDK, so… Now I remember why I love so much...

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Silverlight’s how to: get child elements

I’ve started studing Silverlight a while ago, I don’t think I’ll do something special or some amazing eye-candy application… I just want to see how it works. Well….I don’t like it. I mean, it’s fantastic, allows you to do many wonderful things….but I do really hate all that xaml thing....

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Xong…Xong…Xong…

Due to a lack of time (and of a good modeler), I started working on a 2d engine..but this time with adifferent approach. So, which is for you the best starting point? I’m pretty sure many of you will answer “Tetris!”, but for me is..Pong! I’m using XNA, so the...

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