Stuff I Found Interesting This Week

Originally published: 12/2007 by J Wynia

Play on Zune - VideoLAN Wiki

Play on Zune - VideoLAN Wiki
The commandline for encoding video for Zune manually. I hate "magical" conversions in things like the iTunes or Zune software because it often eats disk space where you don't have the space via "cache" directories, etc. I'd rather just batch encode the files when I want them.

24 ways: Christmas Is In The AIR

24 ways: Christmas Is In The AIR

Scott Hanselman's Computer Zen - Coding4Fun Hardware Boneyard - Using the CueCat with .NET

Scott Hanselman's Computer Zen - Coding4Fun Hardware Boneyard - Using the CueCat with .NET
I've actually got one of these CueCat's laying around. Stumbled across the article when looking for how to use the Amazon REST services and got a bonus use as well.

SketchPath - SketchPath - The XPath Tool

SketchPath - SketchPath - The XPath Tool
If you're dealing with XML, embracing XPath makes your life much easier than other methods of ferretting out data. However, you have to have some way to write those queries outside of your application to get them right.

MyGeneration - Code Generation and OR Mapping

MyGeneration - Code Generation and OR Mapping
We have an uncertain database schema on a project that will likely change several times before it settles down. MyGeneration provides a handy way to re-generate the CRUD code/stored procs whenever the schema changes.

Radio-Locator: Vacant Channel Search Results

Radio-Locator: Vacant Channel Search Results
Find an empty frequency for that FM transmitter you bought for your MP3 player. No more of some random talk radio station butting in to the middle of your music.

Delayed Startup

Delayed Startup
It's always bothered me that Windows essentially has 2 states for an application to start up: at boot or manually. I often want something to be up an running, but if I started 15 minutes after booting, that'd be good enough.

Coding4Fun : YeahTrivia: Creating a Trivia Server/Client with WPF and WCF

Coding4Fun : YeahTrivia: Creating a Trivia Server/Client with WPF and WCF
I seriously want a decent trivia game for my home theater as a party game. Maybe this is a decent starting point.
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Comments

Panache on 1/2/2008
Hey can you help me with manually encoding video for my Zune. I'm having some troubles following whats going on
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