Progress Update 2004.04.25
You fans out there have been inquiring what I've been doing the last couple months since my last post. I've been quite busy. During the daylight hours, I've been testing the next generation bidding system at INSP. And in my night hours, I've joined FellStorm Software, a game development group, working on an action RPG. As you can see glimpsing at the pic to the left, I've designed a model editor from scratch, capable of importing 3ds files or creating animated models. Basically it's an animation tool which saves models in a new Tagml format. The tool is unique in that it will take models straight from 3d studio. The internal structure is all vector based, so it's portable to OpenGL or DirectX.
Added New MySQL Tutorial 2004.02.07
This new tutorial covers where to get a free mysql database and a free apache/mod perl web server. Along with how to create and add tables to your MySQL database. How to configure the Apache MySQL drivers/wrappers and lastly, a sample perl script to connect to your MySQL database. MySql Tutorial.
72H Game Development Competition 2004.01.04
We made a competition entry called the "Candy Bubbler" filled under Linae and Tim Graupmann. We included the full source again for this 72 Hour competition. The source is available here. There is an ongoing dicussion thread that includes all the entries for the competition.
72H Game Development Competition 2004.01.02
NeHe Productions OpenGL Challenge Number Eight! 2003.12.18
I finally released my submission for the NeHe / Creative Labs contest today. All I am going to show you in the meantime is a screen shot until the results come out. I sent my code out with the submission so you'll get to see all the tricks I used. Details about the contest can be found here. There has been an ongoing discussion thread about the contest here. The source is available here.
New Tutorial 2003.12.11
Added a new C++ tutorial page ("The DOs and DON'Ts of Pointers").
I used this week to take a break from coding and worked on a few sketches instead. It allowed me to add a second page to the sketches section.
I've been using manual ftp commands to update this site. In case I forget, this is how to set permissions with chmod as an ftp command.
quote site chmod 755 filename.pl
3DS Animation 2003.11.02
Spent a little time updating the Readme and cleaning up the code. Click here to get the source.
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