Today is day 10 of Advent of Code 2018, the fun daily coding challenge I mentioned I was taking part in this year, and I thought it a good time to take a quick look back at my story so far. I’ve still not managed to rank globally for any of the challenges (the closest IContinue reading “AoC 2018 – Day 10 Retro”
This year I’m taking part in the awesome Advent of Code, and because I haven’t done a lot of Ruby over the past couple of years I thought this would be an excellent opportunity to refresh my skills. In case you’re unfamiliar, AoC is a series of twenty-five coding challenges. Each day leading up toContinue reading “Advent of Code 2018”
Java’s default methods (introduced back in Java 8) are one of those features that solve the intended problem reasonably well, while at the same time allowing all kinds of nasty code and weird inheritance stuff when used in a general-purpose kind of way. Indeed, they’ve been the subject of a ton of posts and theContinue reading “Generate less bytecode with default methods”
Wow, so my last post was September? That’s just not good blogging, and for that I apologise… There’s been a lot going on, but this is no time for excuses – I’m just posting this to let you all know that I’m still here, still writing code (lately, not as much as I’d like, butContinue reading “Just checking in…”
We’ve all been there – you’re at a bit of a loose end, you want to write some cool software, but try as you might you just can’t get inspired. There’s that vague idea you’ve been toying with for months, you know – the one that involves dependency injection, HTML Canvas and/or Haxe – butContinue reading “And for your next project…”
Since getting my Raspberry I’ve found that it’s limiting factor is RAM. It’s tricky to get modern embedded (or mobile) operating systems running in any useful way with just 256MB. Then this caught my eye – want one!!
People have been doing this for ages, but I’m a bit late to the Dropbox (if you don’t have it yet, here’s my referral link) party and have only been using it for a little while (only since I got a One X which had a tie-in deal going with HTC Sense and Dropbox) so itContinue reading “Git on Dropbox”