Archive for February, 2011

  • +10,000 XP – New Level Get!

    When I first started writing this blog I had a bunch of half-baked ideas I wanted to try, and among these were a few topics that can only be categorized as “personal maintenance”. Chief among these was the idea that I would commit to writing a single informal post about…

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  • Do Not Attempt to Adjust the Picture

    I’m experimenting with Google Adsense to offset the cost of hosting the site. I’m only interested in adding them if it isn’t disruptive to the site as a whole, so hopefully I can find an unobtrusive place for them. In the meantime please bear with me. Feel free to exercise…

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  • Stupid Interview Questions Everyone Still Asks: Reverse the Words in a String

    EDIT – Called out on my sample implementation not handling whitespace well so I updated the example. Well played Internet, well played. The Question: Can you write a function that reverses the words in a string? In this case “the quick brown fox” becomes “fox brown quick the”. Demonstrate on…

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  • The Way of the Unreal: UDK Property Tips and Tricks – Part 1

    Whether you’re a one man team, a group of dedicated guys, or a group of girls objecting to the unfair gender typing in my previous examples, chances are your UDK project will live and die by organization. Indeed, in the wide range of indie projects out there it is the…

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  • Removed Facebook Share Button

    Took the Facebook share button out of the posts since they were pushing Java script garbage to the RSS feeds.  …

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  • Stupid Interview Questions Everyone Still Asks: C/C++ Volatile and Mutable

    EDIT – 02/13/2011: If you’re getting ready to flame me as part of an elaborate love letter to the keyword volatile read this first. This author does a better job of explaining the point I’m trying to make. I muck it up a bit by trying to be “colorful”. You…

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  • Posts Now Reddit/Digg Enabled

    Finally worked out the conflict issues with the Reddit/Digg buttons! Look for the new buttons on each full page post. Be sure to upvote/submit articles you like and participate in discussion, either here or offsite. I’m looking for topics that create discourse, and upvoting an article is the best way…

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  • RSS Feed Now Feedburner Enabled

    The RSS feed is now going through Feedburner. The redirect should be automatic for any new subscribers, but anybody using the old one might want to unsubscribe/resubscribe just in case. Thanks.  …

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  • Gamers Whiny Crybabies Because Game Developers Suck at Games

    Long before the proliferation of Internet forums, there was a time when a friend of mine looked at one of my other friends, and then punched that bastard in the face. Why? “Because”, that’s why. Oh certainly he’ll say it was because we was defending the honor of the SNES…

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