Category Archives: Computers and Internet

Visual User Training and Feedback

Just put up two new posts on Coderwall “If you’re instructing the user with text, you’re probably doing it wrong” Visual User Training Which illustrates using images/animation instead of lots of text to explain train a user to use a … Continue reading

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Comparing Positions

…or even just floats. [Also on coderwall: https://coderwall.com/p/v3priq%5D This one’s got nothing to do with the Derivatives sessions from last weekend. This may be obvious to some, but I seem to have shared with different people on multiple occasions to, … Continue reading

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CSS Custom Filters

A month or two ago, a few of us went to watch a movie at a local theater. Before the movie begins, apart from showing trailers, they play the national anthem as well. While it plays, the screen shows an … Continue reading

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NIC or Gov dot in sites

Or the title should be “desperately needed – UI, UX, Graphics and web designers – contact E-GOV and TCS.” Disclaimer: This one may come off “ranty”. At the same time, I do appreciate the increased usage of technology being by … Continue reading

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Wizard of code [response]

Recently, Hindustan Times got in touch with me for input on an article in their Education section related to a career in game development (programming). This was published today (September 05, 2012) on page 2 of the Education insert, titled … Continue reading

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NodeJS

A team had been evaluating using NodeJS for a turn based multi player game’s server. For learning, they were using the built in net api component. They manged to get a basic two player messaging system going, first with an … Continue reading

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Preprocessor output

I’ve been trying to migrate some code from one framework (Gramebryo’s older core) to another (the new Game Framework) and ran into some errors. Here’s some fixes/findings. I have been diving in to the preprocessed output of source files for … Continue reading

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