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Since I no longer subject myself to daily news, I’m happier. It takes an attitude shift to stop indulging in gossip and the likes of “current affairs”, Facebook, newspapers, and the general doom and gloom of modern journalism. Having said that, I still need to know what’s going on in the world. If you want a better outlook but still need to stay informed, then I have good news for you…
This is the first article in a short series on throwing yourself quickly into learning game development for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The idea will be to get quick results by example, while learning some key details of how the platform and development tools work.
Nasi Goreng is Indonesian fried rice. This variation is quite simple, with the main flavouring ingredients being only bacon, onion, mushroom, and a few basic spices. Despite that, it is quite delicious and filling, and quick to prepare.
As a programmer it helps to be comfortable across many different platforms, and learn to leverage the benefits of each. After purchasing my first Mac – an old MacBook – I set out to create a tailored environment that would help my Ruby (and other) development sing.
Cygwin can be a clever way for Windows environments to leverage the power of tools that might otherwise only be available in the Unix realm. If you attempt Ruby and ImageMagick stuff in it, though, be prepared for a fight…
I’m not a qualified or professional graphic designer, but from time to time I get the opportunity to contribute to a company’s marketing material. Seeed Studio have commissioned a few designs in the past, which I’d like to share here.
Despite playing with electronics for years, there’s a lot I didn’t know about the basics. I find that a good way to learn something and understand it well, is by explaining it to someone else. This article is the first of (hopefully) many, and kicks off with some simple concepts that are fundamental to all electrical systems.
Maybe you can’t implement drag-and-drop in Windows without some COM code, but Anders Karlsson has a straightforward wrapper that will appeal to C/C++ coders that normally prefer the simple flavour of the Windows (Win32) API.
A while back I entered a graphic design competition to create the box art for an electronics test/measurement device. Hoping at least to be nominated, I was instead excited to learn that my submission was the winning design!
I’ve built websites and web apps for over a decade. Finally I’ve set up my own site, to share some knowledge and fun. This is where the sharing begins, by showing you how I quickly threw this site together from scratch, using nanoc.