Laziness .NET — the Professional Edition


Back in June I published a column showing you how to make a simple Pocket PC remote for Windows Media player. I didn’t know it at the time, but some of my readers have sent in links to a professional version of the same idea. Built using the .NET Framework 1.1 and C#, Zerama looks amazing… everything I wanted in mine, but built and supported by someone else (I love to code, but I’m happy to have someone else do it for me too!).

Check it out, pull down the demo from here and then you can buy the full version for only $20.00.

Very cool stuff… even handles radio favorites and video content from your library!

Oh, and in case you are wondering… no kickbacks involved here folks… I’m just excited to see cool media related code created using .NET!

(Listening To: No One Like You [Scorpions / The Best of Rockers ‘n’ Ballads])
Comments (4)

  1. BT says:

    Hi Duncan,

    We have another take on Laziness.NET 🙂 PlayerPal enables you to remote control Windows Media player through your browser. It is optimised for PocketIE but it is also great on the desktop in IE etc. You can search all the music in your library, manage the current playlist and control playback (as well as do some unique music surfing)

    One advantage with PlayerPal is that you don’t need any installation on the PPC and you can use it from all web clients.

    Screen shots, the Beta1 download and the RSS feed can all be found over here http://www.playerpal.com/news/. Any feedback you might have would be greatly appreciated!

    Cheers – BT

  2. Dan Tanzer says:

    Hi everyone, I just wanted to let ya know that Zerama Remote is on sale for the holidays. We like to think of it as, the gift that keeps on giving. For 10 bucks (50% off), how can you resist.

    Dan Tanzer

    support@NOSPAMzerama.net

  3. Hi Duncan,

    Update: We now have a free version of PlayerPal on our site (Version 1.1). We will also shortly be releasing a new version with lots of great new features including radio and playlist support. All the details of the current version are at http://www.playerpal.com

    Cheers – Ben

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