In this blog post I’ll talk a bit about prototyping games or apps and moving quickly when stuck in a tricky programming problem.
I’m currently prototyping a circular puzzle game. Part of the game is about matching colors to their neighbors. I wanted a way to start the level by randomizing the blocks while having no neighboring tiles that were the same color.
However, I didn’t want to spend the time to figure out if there was …Continue reading
You probably frequently visit at least one or two API documentation, help docs or reference websites when you are programming or learning a new language or software. Firefox and Chrome have a trick to use a custom search keyword in the location bar to quickly navigate API docs or any other frequently searched sites. If you take a few minutes to set this up, it will save you a lot of time and keystrokes, I promise.
So for example, when …Continue reading