Archive for November, 2004

  • Shareware/Freeware Harvest

    November 9, 2004

    PC Magazine has this fall recommended list of freeware / shareware. There’s a number of free PDF-making software, image...

  • Write-Fu

    November 9, 2004

    Wikis have been on my mind lately, tangentially through some posts on the Markdown mailing list regarding the addition...

  • Design Patterns for Skimmers

    November 8, 2004

    Speaking of Patterns, I picked up a book called Head First Design Patterns at Borders. It’s written to be...

  • Flash Game Progress

    November 8, 2004

    I’ve been working on the winter game again, putting in the screen logic. My initial “elegant” design has been...

  • Late Night Eavesdropping

    November 7, 2004

    So I went to the local Barnes & Noble in Nashua to browse around. As I was skirting the...

  • World of Warcraft

    November 6, 2004

    Ah, the Blizzard Cinematics Team! With each of their game releases, they push the envelope of computer game cinematic...

  • The Incredibles

    November 5, 2004

    Saw it tonight. Wow. This is movie making. Was reading up on it, and a few cool things: *...

  • Annoyed

    November 5, 2004

    A couple days ago I started receiving SPAM via the email addresses registered with Macromedia. I use a separate...

  • Transparency in Web Development

    November 4, 2004

    Cornell University’s Web Communications Team kept a blog about their site development, which is an interesting exposition of “why...

  • Screen Typography

    November 4, 2004

    Buddy Sean asked me about choosing fonts for software development. “What is a good legible font for software? Where...

  • Money of the World, Regrettable Food

    November 4, 2004

    I was browsing through lileks.com after visiting the Gallery of Regrettable Food, which preserves stomach-churning food photography of the...

  • How to Write a Compiler

    November 3, 2004

    Back in my high school days, I found that I liked knowing the hoary details of low level computer...