1. Thanks past-notleigh!

    I thought I would have to make a small change to an old installation project today. One of the APIs it connected to needed course timestamps posted to it, and those times had to be based on the local time of the server. Obviously not ideal.

    Fortunately it's now ...

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  2. How many parameters?

    Interesting query got raised while someone was reviewing one of my pull requests today - how many parameters is too many?

    For context, this is a Unity3D project for an upcoming installation. We've got a MonoBehaviour controlling some UI has serialized references to multiple text fields.

    public class UIDisplay : MonoBehaviour ...

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  3. An ode to Bushido Blade

    Bushido Blade.

    A fighting game without equal.

    A fighting game where one hit can kill.

    A fighting game with no life bars, no special moves, no fireballs; and crucially, no timer.

    These fights go on for as long as they have to.

    (Jump straight to about 3:30 in)

    This ...

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  4. TPG are the worst, also cheap

    If you work in the IT field you'll probably get asked for recommendations on routers, computers, email clients, double-glazing, phones, ISPs, plumbing supplies, networking or which ISP to use. At least that's my experience. The conversation for ISPs usually goes something like:

    "Hey, who do you use for ...

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  5. Fixing this blog a little

    There are three issues I have with this blog, and given that it's a new year I'm resolving to fix them.

    1. The layout doesn't do anything for me
    2. The publishing workflow isn't optimal
    3. The writing doesn't happen as often as it should

    Layout, maybe with ...

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