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Lorin Thwaits A geek says what? GDI+ / Images
My image got stretch marks
When playing back content from my 3D camcorder, if you aren't wearing shutter glasses then the result is pretty blurry and bland looking. After putting on the glasses, the scene jumps to life. So while putting together a sample photo to promote how it works, I wanted to superimpose a better 2D image, and stretch it over the existing image of a screen in the photo. It had been awhile since I've done anything real with math, so I took a half hour and figured out a couple equations to do the mapping, ......

Posted On Thursday, March 27, 2008 4:26 AM

Start experimenting with XAML on your XP machine in under 15 minutes!
I presented a session on WPF at the Arizona .NET User's Group last night, and today have been getting email and calls from several people who wished they could have been in attendance, and wanted to get started with WPF. So for those that weren't there last night, this post is designed as an intro to get you started. The version of Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) included in the June CTP is very polished. Being this late in the development cycle, the things you learn now in this environment ......

Posted On Thursday, July 6, 2006 11:32 AM

Max for the Web - Part 1: Matrix Transforms in GDI+
A friend of mine, Scott Cate, recently gave me a challenge to create an ASP.NET server control that renders images similar to Microsoft Max. That is with a little tilt and some reflection below as if it were sitting on a glass table. This is the first of three posts in which I'll detail how to make that happen. Overall the real challenge comes in getting GDI+ to do anything resembling 3D. It will do great 2D things all day long. Part of the namespace is appropriately called “Drawing2D”! ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 23, 2005 7:01 AM

A geek says what?
Welcome to my blog, largely about .NET development using C#, but also about video, algorithms, SQL, Javascript, and other geeky subjects. To introduce myself, I'm an ASP.NET developer for a large financial institution, and enjoy all things code. Having a complete passion for the bits and bytes buried deep in every device we see around us, let's get this blog started on the right track with three articles with full source code! Two about GDI+, and one about reflecting on assemblies. Creating GIFs ......

Posted On Monday, November 21, 2005 11:46 AM

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