Codex of the Modemancer
Posted by modemancer, 30 May 2012 · 622 views
A few weeks ago I threw up a quick example about dynamically building Expandable Lists, using a simple app called TopicNotes. While it is simple, I like to tinker with it here and there to test features I'm unfamiliar with. About a week ago I was playing with TopicNotes and decided pretty quickly that it needed an autocomplete feature for entering...
So I've been plugging away on the same laptop (Toshiba Satellite with Windows Vista) since about 2007. Yes, it's 5 years old, and has far outstripped the longevity of any other windows machine I've owned. That point aside, like a digital archaeologist, I came across some long forgotten directories, and found a game I had started programming...
I've been programming as a hobby off and on for over 10 years. To this day, I consider myself an "advanced beginner." My gateway into programming began with C++ and a copy of Ian Parberry's Learn Computer Game Programming with DirectX 7.0 (a very, very good book in my opinion). When I started to think that I'd really like to...
Posted by modemancer, 30 April 2012 · 1,219 views
One of the GUI elements I wanted for Titan Trivia was an expandable list for the Trivia question categories and subcategories. Easy enough to do, or so I thought. All the example code that I found online and in my texts were filled with pre-defined data. In other words, you had to know beforehand what your parent and child elements were going to be and...
Posted by modemancer, 26 April 2012 · 532 views
Several years ago, when I first started to explore the idea of game programming, I picked up a copy of Real Time Strategy Game Programming Using Direct X 6.0, by Mickey Kawick. I was fairly new to programming, and at the time RTSGP was a bit advanced for me in places, though I did pick up some really good pointers about game creation as a whole. I...
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