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Hacking the monolithic entity system

By | April 9th, 2014|Categories: Entity systems, Optimisation, Technical|Tags: , , , |

Hi and welcome back to my blog! This time I'm going to talk about a trick I used on the old PS2 game '24 The Game' to save over 30% of a frame by hacking the game's monolithic entity system. The monolithic entity system You've probably all seen this design before: Entity manager, stores a list [...]

Implementing a Watch Only wallet on top of bitcoind

By | March 18th, 2014|Categories: Bitcoin, Finance, JSON, Technical|Tags: , , , |

Hello and welcome back to my blog! This article talks about the technical implementation details of building a watch only wallet on top of bitcoind - it's aimed at bitcoin / altcoin business owners/developers rather than individuals. Watch only Watch only wallets do not contain the private keys for the addresses they're watching, which makes them [...]

What is a Bitcoin?

By | March 3rd, 2014|Categories: Bitcoin, Finance, Self improvement, Technical|Tags: , , |

Hello and welcome to my blog! This article is going to explore the question: what is a Bitcoin? Digital cash You might have heard this analogy before. In many ways bitcoins are like digital cash - they share some of the same properties: Change In a bitcoin transaction there is usually an amount of change involved, [...]

How to make a multi-player game – part 2

By | November 20th, 2012|Categories: AS3, JSON, Multi-player, Server side, Technical|Tags: , , , , , |

Hello and welcome back to my blog! This is part 2 in the series where I talk about making a multi-player game. Last time we built a TCP socket server in node.js and we're able to send and receive complex types. Read the first article if you've not already done so here. Here is a live [...]

Understanding binary

By | November 7th, 2012|Categories: Self improvement, Technical|Tags: , |

Hello and welcome back to my blog! In a kind of follow up to 10 steps to becoming a better programmer, this time I wanted to write about binary and binary operations, because I've been rather surprised by the number of people (some even running highly successful tech businesses) who simply don't understand such a useful [...]

Fixing security sandbox violation in Flash AS3

By | November 5th, 2012|Categories: AS3, Server side, Technical|Tags: , , , |

Hello and welcome back to my blog! This time I wanted to talk about the dreaded Security sandbox violation error which Flash will sometimes throw at you when you're working with external websites, or sockets, or file access across local/web. What is a security sandbox violation? Flash applications run inside a security sandbox which prevents them [...]

10 steps to becoming a better programmer

By | November 1st, 2012|Categories: Self improvement, Technical|Tags: , , |

Hi and welcome back to my blog! I wanted to cover 10 of the things I've learned over the years being a professional programmer that really helped me improve the quality of my code and my overall productivity. 1. Never ever duplicate code Avoid duplicating code at all costs. If you have a common code segment [...]