asp.net pure code database connection

code :: three different ways

visual studio 2005 has a tool for connecting to a database called a "sqlDataSource". while this tool works, i find myself wanting to create the connection and build or execute stored procedures within my own C# code. this tutorial will show you how to connect to a sql database 3 different ways in asp.net

the first thing is creating a connection with your database. if you understand how connection strings are built, write your own other wise will can use the visual studio database tool to do that for us.

configure database

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3D sound visualizer

code :: papervision3D spikey ball

papervision3D sound visualizer

a fellow papervision3D enthusiast zeh (creator of the popular mctween) has created a new way of animating full 3D objects in the flash/flex environment with 100% code! introducing the caurina tweener, which is now hosted on googlecode. tweener is still in development, but is completely stable and functional.

check out the sound visualization demo i created using pv3d and tweener
http://lab.xero.nu/spineSound/ (source)

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papervision3D video material

code :: the lupin cube

papervision3D video material - the lupin cube

 

my latest papervision3d project was a revamp of the video cube. this time around the rotation of the cube is static, not mouse driven, also i added some new filtering, and a different method of using a video texture that doesn’t throw an error message. the flv is from the best cartoon ever lupin the 3rd. this episode is called "buns, guns, and fun in the sun" 

check it out here.

and here's the as3 code:

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NHL draft 2007

random :: i touched the stanley cup

nina and xero with the stanley cup

on thursday will calls me up and says...

the nhl draft is this weekend in columbus ohio.
you and nina are coming with me, i already have tickets.

weird willy

...and it was on.

the new area for the blue jackets was really nice! i cant wait until pittsburgh has a new arena. so after our 2 hour drive we arrived in columbus. amazingly i was able to park in the arena lot, right by the entrance...

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papervision3d component for adobe flash cs3

code :: flash cs3 plugin

papervision3D component for flash CS3


today john grden of rockonflash.com has release his new papervision3D component.
this plugin for the flash cs3 ide allows you to...

  • render and edit your 3d objects in Flash IDE at design time!
  • it supports multiple material types
  • you can create scenes and cameras
  • management of resizing / centering of a papervision3D scene
  • dynamic masking to constrain the viewable area to set bounds
  • full api and access to scene, camera, and objects to code around
  • automatically loads materials via collada file
  • modification of rotation, camera zoom, camera focus, cameraZ

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