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Windows 10 and the sudden importance of “Visual Consistency”
As Windows 10 has evolved from it’s initial versions, and people have been exposed to UWP and Win32 alike, There has been a growing “movement” of people [...]
Santa Hats. Santa Hats Everywhere
As we enter November, I am bracing myself for the yearly online festival. Every year, as December draws closer, more and more people slap Santa hats onto [...]
BASeTris: “Dr.Mario” Game Mode
When I first started writing BASeTris I had imagined that I could eventually turn it into a sort of “engine” in the sense that there are many different [...]
Modern-Day Neuroticism
There are many interesting “facts” that are supposed to apparently make us think twice about certain things. Apparently food safety rules have [...]
History of Development: Visual Basic 4
When it comes to major changes in Visual Basic, Visual Basic 4 is probably one of the biggest changes that came to the software since it’s inception. [...]
History of Development: Visual Basic 3.0
After the second version of Visual Basic there was no doubt that Visual Basic was here to stay. As with the development of any software product, it marched [...]
Tetris AI Revisited
One aspect I implemented into BASeTris on a lark was a simple AI. This is able to evaluate the positions a piece can go, decide on the “best” and then use [...]
Home ownership rant
Socially, Home ownership is almost considered part of the human life cycle; It’s practically ingrained as part of “growing up”. People move out of their [...]
Linux: “A Programming OS”?
I don’t get why Linux is associated with programming so heavily. Or why it is said to be "good for programmers". Now, I have some personal [...]
To Var or Not to Var
When a programming language introduces a new language feature, inevitably that feature will become central to a style debate; When to use it, when not to [...]