Working on a browser game where you program an AI for a bot and you fight with your bot against other player's bots.
Not gonna post screenshots or anything until I have it at playable state.
A lot of things are still subject to change, please ignore the diversity in products.
Been working on a new Facebook app similar to "Draw Something" but with all your friends at once. Done it all in HTML5 so it should work accross all devices. Destructive testing and all feedback is welcome, but please let me know if you find anything serious.
I know the layout is shocking at the moment, i'm going to hire a proper web designer once I get the functionality properly implemented.
Urgh, that's weird :s. I'm using a free SSL certificate at the moment so that could be the problem. Is anyone else getting a similar error, or is it working?
get a cert from gandi for $12
I'm not really any good at design but I wanted a website for a simple blog/place to host shit so I tried to design one, trying to make it as simple as possible. I feel like something is off but I don't know what, I was hoping someone here who has an eye for design might give me some feedback.
I think the background is too colourful or something, but I replaced it with something from subtlepatterns.com and it looked too black and white.
(other than that it looks awesome)
(despite not knowing what it's for)
the hosting stuff is just a placeholder, probably going to make a blog or something out of the design so I can learn how to use wordpress
how's it coming along, waywo?
So I decided to dump the blur (too big a hack - resizing from top-left corner created some rather interesting jerking motions that I can only think would be caused by the resize event being called BEFORE it actually resizes, so I fucked it off) and make it into a window style. I just finished the tab selector style for it too, at least for left-mounted tabs (I'll have support for left, top and bottom, but left is easily the hardest)
Once I've converted the tab selector into a functioning widget, I'll start on a custom scrollbar too. I haven't had this much fun in ages :D
Also, I just installed all the browsers again (FF11, IE9, Opera 11.62) and tested - had to change some code to use JQuery instead of native to get it to work in IE9, and added a background fallback for browsers that don't support multiple background images or linear gradients too (since IE9 doesn't - IE10 apparently does), but it works in all four now and looks fine. Testing in Firefox also fixed a bug with the tabs being the wrong height in non-Chrome browsers, as I wasn't manually specifying the height. Chrome just happened to have it right.
A friend of mine has this facebook page where he posts a fact every day (Ronan's Interesting Fact of the Day) and I think it could be a good idea for a site, given that all the other 'daily facts' sites have shit design and aren't nice to use. What do you guys think of something simple like this:
I think it would be quite easy to make it nice and responsive because it's so simple, and I think I'll make it so that the orange can be changed to other nice pastelly colours
The code (as in the JS) is untidy as fuck right now but it's nice and usable (I always worry about people thinking my code is bad holy shit) and I didn't link the PT fonts from Google Fonts but w/e you get the point, right?
Also, anyone got any ideas or inspiration for nice scrollbars? I'm pretty sure I know how I'll do it code-wise but I just can't think of a good and fitting style for it. I was actually thinking that when I put content into it I could just avoid scrollbars entirely and instead use carousels where there's a selection of items to pick that I don't want to display all at once.
Well, this kills my productivity.Code:[NOTE] You may have encountered a bug in the Ruby interpreter or extension libraries. Bug reports are welcome. For details: http://www.ruby-lang.org/bugreport.html
At least my front page is no longer requiring 36(!) queries.
In other news, I'm working on a DCPU emulator in coffeescript. Not much to show yet, but it's already partially working.
Had a week of Wordpress at work which was kind of cool given that I'm a little bit of a masochist.
But seriously wordpress is shit and I hate everything about it.
Also bbpress is fucking terrible
mind you, this was way back when it first came out. It looks like it's improved somewhat since
also work uses wordpress as a cms, rather than strictly a blog so something as simple as obtvse wouldn't cut it anyway
Absolutely positioned elements inside relatively positioned elements are just about as under-rated as negative margins.
Speaking of Wordpress. Time to hack in a poll-function in. Good lord what have I gotten myself in to.