How to Send Welcome Messages to New Users in Elgg 1.8

In this article I will give a step by step guide on how to send welcome messages to new users in elgg 1.8

1. To greet new users, we will use a tool called Welcome Message for elgg 1.8 You can download it here

2. After downloading the plugin, upload the plugin to the mod folder of your Elgg network to install it. If you don’t know how to do that, please read this article.

3. After that, please sign in as an Administration and go to the Administration Dashboard: Learn More

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Silverlight: How to Display the Video from Webcams

In Silverlight, you can access the video and audio feeds from media devices such as webcams and TV tuners. This enables a number of scenarios, such as capturing and displaying images, uploading profile pictures to social networking applications, video diaries, audio diaries, audio note taking, augmented reality, and body gestures.

To set up a webcam in your Silverlight application, the first thing you need to do is get the available AudioCaptureDevices and VideoCaptureDevices on the system. CaptureDeviceConfiguration exposes a number of static members for getting all the available devices as well as getting the default devices. Once you have the device, you can associate it with a CaptureSource. Learn More

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Silex’s Contributor of the Month

Thanks to him you can use great plugins and much more!

His name is Yannick Dominguez and he is a great developer!

In Silex’s community since more than two years, Yannick is one of the most active members and that’s why we wanted to pay tribute to him.

Working more specifically on silex’s development, Yannick gave birth to many great plugins and handled some of the core developments on Silex.

The plugins he developed Learn More

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