Friday, September 14, 2012

The HP Printer Display Hack (with financial goodness)

The HP Printer Display Hack article has been posted to the Coding4Fun site.  This is an article and application that I wrote that lets you display a stock price on the display panel of an HP (or compatible) laser printer.

The app is written in C# with WPF and it periodically checks the current price of your favorite stock and sends a PJL command to the printer to put that price on the display.  It comes with a Windows Installer, written with WiX.


You can read the article at Coding4Fun.  The source code and a precompiled installer are up on CodePlex,  I would like to thank Brian Peek for letting me steal borrow some of the TweeVo code for the UI bits.