Tag Archives: Windows Apps

Snip Tool – A Free Snipping Tool Compatible With Windows XP

Are you familiar with the Snipping Tool in Windows 7? I can’t live without it, so I decided to build Snip Tool which is a direct ripoff of Snipping Tool, but this one works in Windows XP! It’s sort of a bonus I did for my other article Installing and Using Windows XP In The Year 2017.

Usage is the same as Snipping Tool. Running the program immediately puts you into snipping mode. Simply draw a rectangle around the screen region you wish to capture.

Requires Windows XP or better and .NET Framework 4.0.

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Perry’s Music Streamer

Perry’s Music Streamer has evolved into what is now called Nest. Do check it out!

For lack of a better name, Perry’s Music Streamer is a web application that I’m currently developing which enables you to stream mp3’s from your home computer using any other computer or device with a modern web browser. Here you can find more information about this project. The project was started in June of 2010 and has been going strong since!

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The iosys Game Engine

The iosys Game Engine

Screenshot from a live test run of the iosys Game Engine.

The iosys Game Engine is a 3D video game engine and toolset programmed in VB that I developed while learning the DirectX SDK. I’ve moved on from DirectX for the time being, but I still consider this to be one of my greatest programming achievements ever. I started learning DirectX with a few decent books, some documentation on the web, and an invaluable tutorial series by Jack Hoxley titled DirectX4VB. My experience with DirectX and programming evolved quickly during this time and as a result, the engine went through several refactorings.

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