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Post-511 Subscriber Thoughts

Well, my special “Programming The Matrix” video for celebrating 511 subscribers went really well. I was quite nervous at first, but there were viewers, and there were questions. At one point I had 33 concurrent viewers, so thanks to the actual 6 of you, and the 27 spam bots that Read more…

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511 Subscriber Live Stream Prep

So beyond my wildest expectations (I estimated about 50 subscribers by the end of 2017) I’ve hit 511. To celebrate I thought I’d do a live stream of some sort. I’ve done live streaming before with games on Twitch, but not on YouTube. Also I don’t expect anybody to watch Read more…

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OneLoneCoder ManCave Layout

After a few, frankly odd, requests to know what gear I’m using, I thought I’d show it off. Up front – I earned this setup, and when my wife and I bought our home, this room was designed to accommodate a sophisticated digital creation space. Neewer Portable Soft Light (for Read more…

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Recording the good times

Hello! Thought I’d have a little post just to record some of the cool stuff that’s been happening with the YouTube Channel! You can now access the channel with a friendly link http://www.youtube.com/javidx9 Thanks to Yehoshua D. Stone (YouTube) who has had a go at porting the olcConsoleGameEngine to Linux Read more…

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Wow…150 Subscribers

Hello! When I started this blog six months ago, I didn’t really intend it to be a useful or entertaining resource, it was really just for me to record some programming ideas. Some of you may know why I started. During my academic and professional career I’ve mentored many young Read more…

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Why are YouTube comments so… nice?

Hello! A nice old fashioned written post for a change! At the time of writing, my YouTube channel has had 1838 views, and I’ve got 45 subscribers. I’m really pleased with the progress. On average, my videos get around 35 views each. But, something strange has started to happen – Read more…

By javidx9, ago
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What Is Assembly Language?

I had never considered that there could be legitimate, professional programmers out there, that did not know what assembly language was, until I met one. A programmer I respect, and who is a professional in the user interface and web industry simply had no need for it, and thus was Read more…

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Getting Personal

Hello! Check out the name of this hotel! After returning from a little holiday, I thought it was time for a more personal update about the progress of “OneLoneCoder”. I’ve been outputting a lot of content since I started this blog. Clearly, videos have been top of my agenda. I’m Read more…

By javidx9, ago
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Information Is Beautiful

Hello! Take a look at this. You don’t need to understand it, for my point to come across, but for now, please just look at it. In preparation for an upcoming video I’m putting together, the code you see above is all that is required for a fully functional game Read more…

By javidx9, ago
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The Games List of SHAME

We all have one, but we don’t like to brag about it. We’ve all lectured our buddies about how great a game is, but we don’t mention the fact that we never, well, actually finished the game legitimately. The reasons are varied. Was I too young? Was the game too Read more…

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