It seems they are selling them again… OMG!
You’ve read it some months ago… there is
WOW! Why didn’t we think of that?
“LED Throwies are an inexpensive way to add color to any ferromagnetic surface in your neighborhood. A Throwie consists of a lithium battery, a 10mm diffused LED and a rare-earth magnet taped together. Throw it up high and in quantity to impress your friends and city officials.”
Beside the list of the needed parts you can even watch a video of the throwies, beautifying some-ones neighborhood:
What would you do to demonstrate a new technology? Yes! You’re right! Create a comprehensive example. And that’s exactly what 9 studentpartners did. They created “Adventureworks.Cinema” – a sample with 5 client applications and one server application, demonstrating almost all facets of the .NET Framework 2.0.
As you can see we have:
and all this communicates with the backend server.
And to give you an idea how all this is designed inside – the layered architecture of all components:
For further information and the complete sourcecode of Adventureworks.Cinema please take a look at the links below.
Source 1: http://www.microsoft.com/germany/msdn/library/vs2005/samples/default.mspx
Source 2: http://www.microsoft.com/germany/presseservice/detail.mspx?id=531559
Source 3: http://www.dotnet-magazin.de/itr/online_artikel/psecom,id,791,nodeid,31.html