March 28, 2013
Redis is a viable option for storing large amounts of data in a format that makes performing range queries on it fast and efficient.
November 6, 2012
Zelda-style dungeons are a straightforward way to explore procedurally generating content in games. The algorithm is simple and is easy to customize.
September 24, 2012
Learn how to use Taxon directly in your Python prompt by exploring the data inside of your Pinboard account.
April 27, 2012
Taxon is a small Python module that allows you to organize and query data sets with tags. It is built on top of Redis and allows arbitrary complex queries on tag relationships, supporting and, or, and not operations.
March 30, 2012
Languages that are implemented with source-to-source compilers are becoming more popular parts of developer toolsets. A high-level but conceptually complete overview is given, with an example Brainfuck to C compiler.
March 25, 2012
Starting with PHP 5.3, using partial function application in your apps is a viable alternative to some existing design patterns.
March 18, 2012
Using some basic knowledge of graphs and the A* algorithm, we can generalize pathfinding for games by being aware of the graph properties of maps.