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HoboBen

Spacial Locality of Reference

19th December 2011

Spacial Locality of Reference: an Efficient Access Pattern in any Cache System


HoboBen

Recast, Navigation-mesh Construction Toolset for Games

19th December 2011

Recast is state of the art navigation mesh construction toolset for games.

Recast is accompanied with Detour, path-finding and spatial reasoning toolkit. You can use any navigation mesh with Detour, but of course the data generated with Recast fits perf<snip>


HoboBen

Analysing a BSOD windows minidump

23rd November 2011

Skyrim gave me a two BSODs today after updating my graphics driver. I had also updated my firewall, so I didn't know for certain what to blame.

I've linked to a pretty good guide to debugging the windows mini dumps, turns out it was the updated audio dr<snip>


HoboBen

HTML Purifier

28th August 2011

HTML Purifier is a standards-compliant HTML filter library written in PHP


HoboBen

How browsers work

17th August 2011

From parsing to CSS selectors to the CSS box model layout and rendering. Fantastic technical low-level article.


HoboBen

Synchronous RTS Engines

24th July 2011

Ever thought about how RTS multiplayer engines manage to cope with sending data for hundreds of units over the internet?

Part 1
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HoboBen

London's most mysterious train service

24th June 2011




HoboBen

A Treatise on Font Rasterisation

23rd May 2011

An excellent read


HoboBen

Commander Keen... Mods!

9th May 2011

Three fan mods of the Galaxy engine used in Commander Keen that continue where Keen 6 left off.

Keen 7: The Keys of Krodacia
Keen 8: Dead in the Desert
Keen 9: Battle of the Brains


HoboBen

Sysinternals BgInfo

7th January 2011

It automatically displays relevant information about a Windows computer on the desktop's background


HoboBen

Let's Code... an MMO!

5th January 2011

Not just MMOs... most of this is applicable to lots of game types.

Articles still being posted, so I recommend grabbing the RSS


HoboBen

Ufraw - camera raw viewer/exporter for linux

11th November 2010

I needed to extract some camera raw images (these were cannon .CR2 files). Ufraw seemed to meet the challenge.

There is a windows version hidden away, but Linux is the first-class citizen.

Here's what I did:
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HoboBen

Sed script to trim C/C++ comments

11th October 2010

I like coding for ansi C. As the lowest-common-denominator, it's portable. And really the later extensions to C don't add anything that I've found important.

But sometimes, you need to use somebody else's code for something, e.g. loading images, and the<snip>


HoboBen

netboot.me

24th September 2010

Boot directly into your choice of linux distro from a <1mb file that downloads the newest live kernel!


HoboBen

TimeThis.exe

23rd September 2010

Windows 2000 Resource Kit Tool: Timethis.exe


HoboBen

Hahahaha, you're kidding?

6th September 2010

You can't make this stuff up...


HoboBen

Enough With The Rainbow Tables: What You Need To Know About Secure Password Schemes

23rd August 2010




HoboBen

why GNU grep is fast

23rd August 2010

Also interesting discussion on reddit: www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/d4bfq/why_gnu_grep_is_so_fast_xposted_from_rbsd/


HoboBen

Chrome Web Store preview

21st August 2010

Looks interesting...

But I'm also really annoyed... It's "Applications", not "Apps"!!!


HoboBen

htmlEncode / htmlDecode in Javascript/jQuery

5th August 2010

Javascript doesn't come with existing functions to do this; but the solution is really neat!


HoboBen

Zero gravity cup!!!

12th July 2010

Hell yeah, awesome


HoboBen

Precompression Filter

11th July 2010

Improve the compressibility of your data by filtering it in this way.



Improve c<snip>


HoboBen

JavaScript - ''use strict''

9th July 2010

Strict Mode is a new feature in ECMAScript 5 that allows you to place a program, or a function, in a "strict" operating context. This strict context prevents certain actions from being taken and throws more exceptions (generally providing the use<snip>


HoboBen

Google command line

19th June 2010

Ever wanted to do this:

google picasa create --title "My album" ~/Photos/vacation/*.jpg

Well, now you can!


HoboBen

Commander Keen 6 and 3.5

14th June 2010

episode 6, Episode 3.5, "keen dreams" available to download.<snip>

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