Coding4fun: 10 .Net Programming Projects for Wiimote, by Dan Fernandez, Brian Peek

By Dan Fernandez, Brian Peek

How do you want to construct an Xbox video game, use your Nintendo Wiimote to create an digital whiteboard, or construct your individual peer-to-peer software? Coding4Fun is helping you take on a few cool software program and tasks utilizing a variety of languages and unfastened Microsoft software program. you can now code for enjoyable with C#, VB, ASP.NET, WPF, XNA video game Studio, Popfly, in addition to the Lua programming language.

when you like to tinker, yet don't have time to determine all of it out, this booklet can provide transparent, step by step directions for development ten inventive initiatives, including:
* Alien Attack: Create a second just like house Invaders with XNA for the computer, Xbox 360, and Zune
* LEGO Soldier: Create an motion video game utilizing Popfly with a custom-built digital LEGO character
* World of Warcraft RSS Feed Reader: Use WoW's customizable interface to have feeds pop up whereas you're gaming
* InnerTube: obtain YouTube movies immediately and convert them to a dossier structure for off-line viewing
* PeerCast: circulation video records from any PC
* TwitterVote: Create customized on-line polls on Twitter
* WHSMail: construct an internet site with ASP.NET for home windows domestic Server that permits you to view the messages kept on a working laptop or computer with Outlook
* "Wiimote" managed Car: Steer your remote-controlled vehicle by way of tilting the Wii distant controller left and right
* Wiimote Whiteboard: Create an interactive whiteboard utilizing a Wii Remote
* Holiday Lights: Synchronize your vacation gentle reveal with tune to create your individual gentle show

the precise reward for any developer, Coding4Fun indicates you ways to take advantage of your programming talents in new and enjoyable ways.

"This publication is fantastic! The scope is so splendidly wide that any one who has an curiosity in designing video games at any point may still learn this book."

-- Alex Albrecht, author of Diggnation / absolutely Rad express / undertaking Lore

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