October 24, 2012
Serious problem with Friction Pool on Android 4. I actually saw this problem before first release, in Chrome for Android. At that time, Chrome for Android was in Beta, so I didn’t worry too much about it. However, I now see the problem in Android 4.0’s stock browser.
October 1, 2012
November 6, 2010
A substantial amount of debugging time is spent commenting and uncommenting lines of code. The following vim code has greatly increased my efifiency in debugging by allowing me to comment or uncomment a line of code with a single keystroke – f2 to comment and f3 to uncomment.
October 28, 2010
I recently discovered that vim has tabs built in as of version 7. Although there are already a couple of ways to edit several files at one, tabs save me quite a few keystrokes over moving between split windows or ‘Ctrl-z/fg’-ing in the shell. They also allow me to see at a glance all of [...]
July 20, 2010
I was well into writing a console application in Java, when I discovered one of its limitations – it’s not possible to detect keypresses directly in Java if you’re not using a GUI in your program. You can read from stdin alright, but you get a whole line of input, as Java won’t give you [...]
January 10, 2010
This article outlines the technique of HTTP Streaming with PHP, which I first used in AWC Blackjack (version 0.9 at time of writing). The game was partly proof-of-concept work at the time, back in 2005 – to see if a real-time multi-player game could be implemented with only open technologies found in any modern web [...]
August 29, 2009