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jm2bits

GfK's Dashcam

30th January 2018

Hah, I ride 6-7 miles to work and home a day - keeps me fit.. and I eat cheese sandwiches for my lunch and vote labour.

Cycling sets me up for a day at work. Haven't got the mega quads yet, but I can do 9 miles in 30 minutes when I smash it


jm2bits

Light Map Editor Thing

11th January 2018

A few more significant things done.

I refactored all of the ray casting code out of the ray tracer and into a collision detection system (which will also drive the physics system.. when I get around to that)

On the visible front:

- Linear fog
- C<snip>


jm2bits

AGAWFrame

11th January 2018

So this was something I did end of last year. If you have questions feel free to ask me.

Yes, Android development is a pain in the arse, google have changed everything (including native library/stl compatibility) between versions of the NDK and SDK.

<snip>


jm2bits

ReadDir for C

7th January 2018

From: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/9886233/how-to-get-a-list-of-files-using-only-the-c-standard-library/9886902#9886902

"There is no portable way to list all the files in a specified directory using only the C Standard library.

Functions <snip>


jm2bits

Light Map Editor Thing

7th January 2018

Got a first render of some spheres with perfect diffuse lighting.




jm2bits

ReadDir for C

6th January 2018

C++ doesn't have a ’’Dir’’/Folder List function!?

There is Dirent - which is a POSIX thing (so will work on anything not windows) and a Windows compatibility here: Linkage


jm2bits

Light Map Editor Thing

6th January 2018

So I have made some progress into a slight diversion.. I have started building a ray tracer - which will eventually feedback into the light map generation stuff. Anyway, some screenshots:


[th<snip>


jm2bits

Time to Move?

6th January 2018

I have always had a good time with Webfaction.


jm2bits

Phoney contracts

25th December 2017

shit son! 500mb limit... what a rip!

On the plus side, she is unlikely to get a huge bill - generally bandwidth is just throttled or the darta is turned off when you run out.


jm2bits

Toys'r'Us Files for Bankruptcy

19th December 2017

Without the job they'd have no job AND no pension. And the taxpayer will contribute to their unemployment benefit.

They would get another job in no time, our strong economy driven by our strong and stable government is making sure of that. And if th<snip>


jm2bits

Toys'r'Us Files for Bankruptcy

19th December 2017

how is that going to actually help anyone? I'm pretty sure that most people would rather have a job now than have no job and no pension.

I am guessing that it's a case of less damage overall. If they went bust having spent all the pensions mone<snip>


jm2bits

Halfords have great technicians

2nd December 2017

Oh yeah, and while I was waiting I watched one of the technicians drop their torque wrench onto the concrete floor... good way to look after your precision equipment


jm2bits

No Code

2nd December 2017

I haven't watched terrestrial tv in about 2 years. Pay 7 quid a month to Netflix. That is it.

No adverts
Watch what I want when I want

And to be fair, they are delivering more fresh/new content than I can possibly watch. A lot of it is pretty de<snip>


jm2bits

Toys'r'Us Files for Bankruptcy

2nd December 2017

I think T'R'U will always lose when they treat their customers like criminals by default. I remember going to one a decade or so ago, and was told I had to hand my bag in before I was allowed to go inside. So I turned around, walked out and brought<snip>


jm2bits

Halfords have great technicians

2nd December 2017

So.. my bike has been squeaky recently.. time to pull out and regrease my bottom bracket.

The bottom bracket was replaced in May by a great technician at my local store. Since then, I haven't even had the crank arms off..

[thumb]https://socoder.c<snip>


jm2bits

Ditch Javascript

11th November 2017

I have not simply disabled Ads, I have completely disabled=nojavascript...) In fact, I can receive Ads. A simple image or text ad which is delivered via standard HTML.. that is fine. (And doesn't require javascript)

What I don't get are the Ads tha<snip>


jm2bits

Ditch Javascript

11th November 2017

I have not simply disabled Ads, I have completely disabled=nojavascript...) In fact, I can receive Ads. A simple image or text ad which is delivered via standard HTML.. that is fine. (And doesn't require javascript)

What I don't get are the Ads tha<snip>


jm2bits

Ditch Javascript

11th November 2017

Yeah, it seems great to me..!


jm2bits

Ditch Javascript

11th November 2017

Yeah, it seems great to me..!


jm2bits

Ditch Javascript

11th November 2017

So today I installed the NoScript plugin, so I have javascript disabled except for a couple of websites. I even have it disabled for gmail and use the Basic HTML version....

Daaaaaaamn - the internet is *really* fast! And I am not really missing anythin<snip>


jm2bits

AGAWFrame

3rd November 2017

Sorry for the late post:

"If its a "fake 3D effect in 2D perspective" it looks to me like the texture UV coordinates are off? "

Looks like an issue to do with non-perspective correct texture mapping (affine texture mapping)

[ur<snip>


jm2bits

Claustrophobic Nightmare

27th October 2017

I remember doing fire fighter training (with the merchant navy) here: (I am not in that picture)

You have to crawl around in that concrete box which they light a damp straw fire in... <snip>


jm2bits

Mark's Dilemma

27th October 2017

I mentioned Blitzmax/casual games to other devs at Rezzed a couple of years back and was looked at like I'd got three feckin heads

Kinda galling... when most indie devs at Rezzed have been programming games for less than 5 years..


If<snip>


jm2bits

Light Map Editor Thing

22nd August 2017

Been a good day.

- So I have worked on getting mesh loading working.
- Added some more GUI elements.
- "Generate" a Lightmap texture - currently it is just a red checker board texture

[thumb]https://blitzcoder.net/uploads/1098/Second.p<snip>


jm2bits

NOT Inferno (WIP title)

21st August 2017

Sand worms... that's all I'm sayin

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