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Archives for June, 2008

Underwater nuclear reactor

Underwater nuclear reactors are an amazing idea aren’t they? Turns out someone’s already patented a design. And there are even plans to build one in Estonia! So last night I designed my own underwater nuclear reactor, complete with multi-colour submarines and colourful aquatic beasties! I’m rather proud of it. I think this is also a […]

Ruby Toys

UPDATE 6/4/15: this post was previously a page but was removed when I reorganised the sidebar. Check out the rbib project on GitHub. This page contains a couple of small Ruby utilities I’ve written. BibTeX parser A parser for BibTeX databases. Mostly intended for transforming the entries in some way, such as deleting unneeded keys. […]

Lunar Lander update

I’ve posted an updated version of my Lunar Lander game. This is mostly a code clean-up of the last release, but it also features a new options screen and the ability to switch resolutions. Download it here.

Ideas for next xcowsay version

These are some of things I’m thinking of adding for xcowsay 1.1: Think mode: draw a thought bubble like cowthink in the original cowsay. Dream mode: display images in the bubble. Draw the bubble with Cairo and anti-aliasing. Translations. A few bug fixes ;-). Thanks to everyone who downloaded xcowsay 1.0!!!!! 😀

Beta version of xcowsay panel applet

I’ve written a GNOME panel applet based on the xcowsay source code. It doesn’t do much at the moment – click it to run xcowfortune. If you want to try it out, get the source code here. You’ll need to configure it with –prefix=/usr or set BONOBO_ACTIVATION_PATH for GNOME to find it.

Lunar Lander game

I’ve posted the source code of my Lunar Lander clone that I’ve be working on for a while now. Check it out here!