Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Gaming

    1. Chapter 1 Alien Attack

      1. Overview
      2. Setup
      3. Windows Version
      4. Xbox 360 and Zune Support
      5. Final Thoughts
    2. Chapter 2 LEGO Soldier: A 2-D LEGO Side-Scroller Popfly Game

      1. Overview
      2. Popfly Game Creator Terms
      3. Building LEGO Soldier Step-by-Step
      4. Building the Popfly Game
      5. Designing Custom Actors
      6. Importing Actors
      7. Designing the Main Scene
      8. Building Game Properties
      9. Building Behaviors
      10. Building the Main Scene Behaviors
      11. Building the LEGO Security Actor Behaviors
      12. Building the Fire Bullet Projectile Behaviors
      13. Building the LEGO Skeleton Behavior
      14. Adding Behaviors for the Barrel Actor
      15. Building the HealthBar Behaviors
      16. Adding the Blind Scientist Behaviors
      17. Publishing Your Game
      18. Final Thoughts
    3. Chapter 3 FEED READER: An In-Game RSS Reader for World of Warcraft

      1. Overview
      2. Before We Get Started
      3. Understanding the Feed Reader Addon
      4. Feed Grabber
      5. Final Thoughts
  2. Software and Web

    1. Chapter 4 InnerTube: Download, Convert, and Sync YouTube Videos

      1. Overview
      2. How InnerTube Works
      3. How YouTube's API Works
      4. Building Classes for YouTube Feeds and Videos
      5. Calling the InnerTubeService Class
      6. Downloading Videos from YouTube
      7. Converting YouTube Videos Using ffmpeg
      8. Syncing YouTube Videos to iTunes and Zune
      9. Putting It All Together
      10. Setting Up the InnerTube WPF Application
      11. Building the InnerTube UI
      12. InnerTube Skeleton
      13. Dissecting MainWindow.xaml
      14. Final Thoughts
    2. Chapter 5 PeerCast: Watch Videos on Your PC Anywhere in the World

      1. Overview
      2. A Tour of PeerCast
      3. How PeerCast Works
      4. Building the Application UI
      5. Final Thoughts
    3. Chapter 6 TwitterVote

      1. Overview
      2. Building TwitterVote
      3. Displaying Results with Popfly
      4. Final Thoughts
    4. Chapter 7 WHSMail: An Outlook Webmail Add-in for Windows Home Server

      1. Overview
      2. Understanding the Setup
      3. Architecture
      4. Building the Host Application
      5. Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
      6. Using Outlook and MAPI
      7. ASP.NET "Client"
      8. Deployment
      9. Running the Application
      10. Final Thoughts
  3. Hardware

    1. Chapter 8 Wiimote-controlled Car

      1. Overview
      2. Building the Hardware
      3. Building the Software
      4. Using the Application
      5. Final Thoughts
    2. Chapter 9 Wiimote Whiteboard

      1. Overview
      2. Defining an Interactive Whiteboard
      3. Using the Wii Remote Infrared Camera
      4. Using IR Pens
      5. Setting Up Your Project
      6. Warping the Camera Coordinates
      7. Touch Calibration
      8. Putting It All Together
      9. Using the Software
      10. Final Thoughts
    3. Chapter 10 Animated Musical Holiday Lights

      1. Overview
      2. Building the Hardware
      3. Writing the Software
      4. Final Thoughts
  1. Appendix Using the C4fStyle File for WPF Projects

    1. C4fStyle Overview

  2. Colophon