Archive for June, 2013

(Mostly) free stuff for drawing, animation and video production

Posted on June 25, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Antimony Antimony is a computer-aided design (CAD) tool from a parallel universe in which CAD software evolved from Lisp machines rather than drafting tables. There’s an impressive screencast that shows Antimony in action. Unfortunately, only available for Mac & Linux. Audacity With Audacity you can; record live audio; convert tapes and records into digital recordings; […]

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Introduction to Computer Science | Programming Methodology

Posted on June 5, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

Programming Methodology Topics focus on the introduction to the engineering of computer applications emphasizing modern software engineering principles: object-oriented design, decomposition, encapsulation, abstraction, and testing. Programming Methodology teaches the widely-used Java programming language along with good software engineering principles. Emphasis is on good programming style and the built-in facilities of the Java language.

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Hexagonal Grids for Games

Posted on June 2, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , |

Hexagonal grids are used in some games but aren’t quite as straightforward or common as square grids. I’ve been collecting hex grid resources for nearly 20 years, and wrote this guide to the most elegant approaches that lead to the simplest code, largely based on the guides by Charles Fu and Clark Verbrugge. I’ll describe […]

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