Life

52 Posts in 52 Weeks

One year ago, I set myself the goal of writing 52 blog posts in 52 weeks. "That's not that hard," you might think. Well, why not click through and see whether I made it?

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

Where Have You Been [2014 edition]?

So I’ve not written since March 12th… almost 3 months ago. What’s happened since then? I’ve moved 60 miles, gotten myself a new job and ran a 9 minute mile. A New Job? That’s right. I’m only a week into my probationary period at the minute (3 months will fly by, Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

May Update

I was deleting some spam comments, this morning, when I realised that it had been a long time since I’d updated. So here goes nothing: where have you been, jamie? Basically nowhere, I’ve just been really busy is all. busy? doing what? Well: Working on translating a novel from Japanese Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

Previously on Jamie’s Life:

Software Development In the past few weeks, I signed up for a thing called GitHub. For those who don’t know, GitHub is one of the many channels through which to share Open Source code – most of the code I write in my personal time is Open Source. It also Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

Alexiel’s Letter [Cross Post]

Tomorrow afternoon, my Japanese blog [which can be found here] will auto publish a letter that I ‘wrote’ back in 2007. I say ‘wrote’, because it was part of a bigger piece of Japanese coursework. I’m cross posting this in the hopes that some bi-lingual folk who might come across this Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

UK Tech Days – Day 2 (Windows 7 Phone)

The publishing of this post as postponed by three days because of problems with Jamie’s connection Today was the second day of Microsoft’s UK Tech Days conference on the Windows 7 Phone format. It took place at the Fulham Broadway Vue and covered the topics involved in developing and deploying software Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Code Examples

Folding and Libraries

Libraries I was once asked what I considered an excellent question in an interview. One I managed to screw up completely. Why do we used standard libraries in place of our own code? The context for this question was this: I’d just completed a task were I had to, in Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Code Examples

FizzBuzz

Edit (19/01/2013) I have edited this post on the above date. However, the only change that I have made is that I am now hosting the source code (found at the end of this post) on GitHub. This means, that if I need to make a change to the code, I do Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

Digital Distribution

What Is Digital Distribution? Digital distribution is a method by which producers of content can provide consumers with said content, through a digital medium. So, digital distribution is a way for you to get that new album or video game or movie without having to leave the house. iTunes, Steam, Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago