Life

Podcasts, podcasts, podcasts

Feature image courtesy of http://www.hitthefloor.com/ Keen readers will have noticed by now that I’ve written about Podcasts before (namely here [LINK]). Not to worry though, dear reader. Previously, I’d written about podcasts relating directly to software development. I’m a software developer, you see. It just stands to reason that I’d be interested in that Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

Keeping up with Development – Podcasts

Feature image courtesy of www.programmingthrowdown.com Programming is one of those occupations where it can be hard to stay up to date. Especially since it seems like there are 2 new languages, 3 new frameworks and 18 new Javascript libraries released each week. All of this means that it can be difficult to keep Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
How To's

Mono, Xamarin and Gtk#

Over the past few weeks I’ve been playing with cross platform development tools. With Microsoft’s announcement of the Visual Studio Code preview [LINK], the latest version of Mono (version 4.0, built against the C# 6.0 spec) [LINK] and Microsoft open sourcing their entire Core CLR for .NET [LINK], now is Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Music

Music Suggestions – Jazzin’ Park

This post is going to contain some Japanese characters. If they don’t display correctly for you, don’t worry too much, I’ll be putting Latin readings of the characters after each set of them. Although, you might want to look into enabling Asian characters in your browser and Operating System. Previously Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

Digital Cinema and Access for All

Disclaimer What you’re about to read is a simplified version of how digital projection works. The thing is, that it’s all true, just simplified a bit. Digital Cinema? So digital cinema refers to when a cinema or movie theatre puts on a performance of a film (more commonly known as a Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

It’s Almost Been A Year

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 – 7:01 am Hi Jamie, Leigh has passed away this morning. Sue I read those words and I felt a pain that I had never felt. A Friend I’d known Leigh for years. I vividly remember him from 2 days before I even met him. I Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Code Examples

Run Away – The Game

I’ve been working on a Javascript game for a while and thought I’d show a (very early) screen shot and discuss it a little. What does it look like? Run Away is still in early graphical development (because I suck a designing assets), so I’ve made use of some freely available Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Code Examples

Landing Page Redesign

So I decided to redesign my landing page. The one found over here: [LINK] Why? When I originally wrote it, I didn’t have a great knowledge of HTML, CSS and the like. However, since then I’ve been improving my knowledge and skills with those languages, JavaScript and responsive site design. Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

Managing My Projects

I recently went on holiday and I spent part of my time there, relaxing by the pool, taking in some sun and watching the world go by. It was extremely relaxing, and I should do it more often – my last holiday before then was 2008. My time relaxing permitted me to Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago