From May, 2015

Clicky Game – Development Journal 0001

Because I have no life, and because I really suck at having good ideas, the concept of Clicky Game was born. Now ordinarily I wouldn’t bat two shits at this thing after having written something like that, but I wanted to use this as an opportunity to really dig deep back into C++ and use some of the features in C++11. I just want an excuse to use lambdas liberally. 🙂 I’m doing a few interesting things with this project. First of all, I’m writing it in Visual Studio. Yes, I know, blasphemy. The reason for this though is because…

“Something with Greg” Is a Thing

I decided to keep going with my bi-weekly discussions and title them “Something with Greg.” The first one will always be available on SoundCloud but starting with the one I released on Monday, the episodes are hosted via Libsyn. Right now I have federation on Pocket Casts and, as of today, I’m excited to say that I’m now on iTunes. All you have to do is search for “Something with Greg” on either app and you’ll be able to find the installments there. My goal with this is to have nerdy conversations either with myself or with anyone else who…

Extra Goodies to my Latest Something

I wanted to add some follow up information to my latest “Something” that I posted on SoundCloud last night. You can listen to it here. One of the things that I talked about in some detail was having to resolder a DB-25 Male to DB-9 Female Null Modem cable. The actual process wasn’t stressful or anything but it was very time consuming due mostly to the constraints of the problem domain. I wanted to share a photo of the “Mad Scientist” desk that this turned into. I need to get better tools for doing this stuff. 🙂 I’m still looking…