Coding4Fun v2 Update: Final Designs

Thanks again to the 160+ of you who voted on the Coding4Fun redesign!  As you know, the Glass design took first place, but many of you loved (and even emailed me) about Metal’s icons and I liked them too and the team at Personify Design has been working on incorporating these two together into the…


VS Express New Partner Announcements: Z-Wave Home Automation & Flight Simulator X

Last week, at Digital Life, we announced two new partnerships which expand the reach of hobbyist and enthusiast developers even further than before. Intermatic and ControlThink PartnershipMicrosoft has  partnered with Intermatic to better enable DIY developers to create custom home automation projects using Intermatics HomeSettings Kit. The goal here is to provide the hardware, API, and tools to make home automation…


XNA Game Studio Express – Toronto Game Camp and SpaceWar Webcast

*Updated to include Seattle Code Camp (per Z-man) Seattle Code Camp – October 27-28thThere are many XNA sessions including:  Exploring the XNA Framework by Mitch Walker Introduction to the Programmable Pipeline in XNA by Rick Hoskinson Making an XNA Game for the Xbox 360 by Charles Cox XNA Balls by Jason Mauer   Toronto Game Camp…


SQL Server Express on Vista

The SQL Server Express team has published how to get SSE working on Windows Vista.