After a recent case of video game nostalgia and hunting down NES/SNES emulators, I wanted a game controller to play them on (instead of a computer keyboard). My first choice was a knockoff SNES controller with a USB port I grabbed on Amazon. Unfortunately, it didn’t work (product breakdown coming soon). So, I went out… Read more »
While looking into creating an OAuth 1.0a provider using PHP, I came across this article by Rasmus Lerdorf on using the PECL OAuth extension. He had some code in place for generating a consumer key and private key pair, and it would chop up a sha1 hash and use those, which works fine and provides… Read more »
Are you unhappy with the command line diff tools provided by git? If so, this tutorial is for you. FileMerge is a utility that comes with OS X / Xcode, although it is hidden and not the easiest to get to. You can dig around the Xcode.app directory until you find it, although the command… Read more »
I made the leap and created an app.net account, tlhunter.
We ended up taking first place at the Lansing Startup Weekend event with our project GeoMonsters. Here’s a video of the presentation that my buddy / partner Jon Kupperman presented:
As I write this I’m in a coffee shop in East Lansing working on a game with some friends, Jon Kuperman and Kelly King, as well as Enrique Acevedo, a financial guy we teamed up with. We’re here for Lansing Startup Weekend, and our project is a geolocation based monster fighting game that can be played… Read more »
Back when I was teaching a PHP/MySQL meetup, I wanted to get my members to use a PHP MVC framework, one that had new PHP 5.3 features at the time (such as namespacing), as well as other good PHP 5 features (like autoloading). The framework had to be so easy to use that the codebase… Read more »
This is a tracing of Sword Art Online : Queen Titania by =thebakasaru. It took about 10 hours from start to finish. This should be the last tracing I’ve done with my Wacom Bamboo Splash tablet. From here on in, it’s freehand.
I recently tried using the PHP mail() function on my OS X Mountain Lion installation, but was greeted with some errors instead of a successful email. I’m not sure why the mail function stopped working after upgrading to Mountain Lion, but it appears to be some sort of permissions issue. To fix the issue, execute… Read more »
Here’s a fun project I worked on most of Sunday: github.com/tlhunter/whisper | ephemeral demo It is a chat app using Node.js, but with a twist. Messages are only viewable by people who are physically near you. This is a concept I’ve been trying to squeeze into my games for a long time. Location is determined using… Read more »