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Coding4Fun 10 .NET Programming Projects for Wiimote, World of Warcraft, Youtube, and More

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ISBN-10: 0596520743

ISBN-13: 9780596520748

Edition: 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Dan Fernandez, Brian Peek

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Have you seen those viral YouTube videos of people hacking their Nintendo Wii remote (Wiimote)? Have you ever wanted to learn how to build your own Facebook application, Xbox game, or your own peer-to-peer application? If so, then Coding4Fun: 10 Fun, Cool Projects for Developers is just the book you were looking for! You will find 10 of the coolest software projects from Coding4Fun (www.coding4fun.net), presented here with step-by-step instructions. The book is broken down into Games, Hardware, Web, and Windows, and includes projects including: - Games: How to build your first Xbox game- Hardware: Hacking the Nintendo Wiimote- Web: Building a Facebook application- Windows: Building a…    
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/6/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Dedications
Preface
Who This Book Is For
What You Need to Use This Book
How This Book Is Organized
Conventions Used in This Book
About the Code
Using Code Examples
Comments and Questions
Safari(r) Books Online
Acknowledgments
Gaming
Alien Attack
Overview
Setup
Windows Version
Xbox 360 and Zune Support
Final Thoughts
LEGO Soldier: A 2-D LEGO Side-Scroller Popfly Game
Overview
Popfly Game Creator Terms
Building LEGO Soldier Step-by-Step
Building the Popfly Game
Designing Custom Actors
Importing Actors
Designing the Main Scene
Building Game Properties
Building Behaviors
Building the Main Scene Behaviors
Building the LEGO Security Actor Behaviors
Building the Fire Bullet Projectile Behaviors
Building the LEGO Skeleton Behavior
Adding Behaviors for the Barrel Actor
Building the HealthBar Behaviors
Adding the Blind Scientist Behaviors
Publishing Your Game
Final Thoughts
Feed Reader: An In-Game RSS Reader for World of Warcraft
Overview
Before We Get Started
Understanding the Feed Reader Addon
Feed Grabber
Final Thoughts Software and Web
InnerTube: Download, Convert, and Sync YouTube Videos
Overview
How InnerTube Works
How YouTube's API Works
Building Classes for YouTube Feeds and Videos
Calling the InnerTubeService Class
Downloading Videos from YouTube
Converting YouTube Videos Using ffmpeg
Syncing YouTube Videos to iTunes and Zune
Putting It All Together
Setting Up the InnerTube WPF Application
Building the InnerTube UI
InnerTube Skeleton
Dissecting MainWindow.xaml
Final Thoughts
PeerCast: Watch Videos on Your PC Anywhere in the World
Overview
A Tour of PeerCast
How PeerCast Works
Building the Application UI
Final Thoughts
TwitterVote
Overview
Building TwitterVote
Displaying Results with Popfly
Final Thoughts
WHSMail: An Outlook Webmail Add-in for Windows Home Server
Overview
Understanding the Setup
Architecture
Building the Host Application
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Using Outlook and MAPI
ASP.NET "Client"