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Control your Windows computer using your Sony Playstation 3

25 May 2009

Ok, let me introduce my new project: It's called PS3ReCon (which stands for Playstation 3 Remote Control), it allows you to use your Sony Playstation 3 Bluetooth Remote to control your computer.
It's fully writen in c# and supports external plugins (.dll files)
Oh, and also, it's free !

Laser + Webcam = 3D… maybe!

22 February 2008

So here the new project i'm planning to work on: a 3D scanner!
Since a picture is worth a thousand words, lets start with them:

What I think is pretty simple (maybe too simple): the distance between the y axis and the edge of the object where the laser is beaming on, can be calculated using the [...]

Vbscript CGI (No… not ASP)

15 November 2007

Yesterday, I don't know how, but while doing nothing I suddenly got the best idea ever: Using vbscript scripts with apache… and guess what… after some coding/debugging hours, it actually works like a charm!

Patching Smokeping for Windows so you don't have to.

14 October 2007

I'm releasing this today, but it's still in beta (Everything that used to work with my old 2.0.8 patch works with that version, but not all new features have been tested yet)
What you'll need:
-Perl (latest version if you can)
-A web server (wamp is good, but others should work fine as well)

What the script will do [...]

How to get the MAC address of a remote computer with its IP address with perl

1 August 2006

Windows >= 2000 only (or maybe NT4.0 SP6)
This is the cool solution, or you could parse the result of `ping -n 1 $ip > nul & arp -a` searching for $ip in the list (very slow and unpretty solution btw)
We will use two Windows dll ( iphlpapi.dll and wsock32.dll ) to import two functions ( [...]

How to add an "Open Command Window Here" shortcut in the context menu under Windows 2003

30 July 2006

Microsoft has has released a little powertoy called "Open Command Window Here" unfortunatly you can't install under Windows 2003…
oh and by the way, this works under windows XP too (2000 not tested)

This could be pretty useful since we have a lot of win2k3 servers at work…

How to install smokeping under windows

18 June 2006

this guide is deprecated and no longer supported, except for part 7,8, and 10
 is the new way to go for Smokeping under Windows
1) smokewhat?
Smokeping(link) is a nice latency measurement tool, unfortunately it WAS only available for linux/unix…but after the jump, you'll find how to make it work under Microsoft Windows!
SmokePing is a deluxe latency measurement [...]