Posts Tagged java

Revisiting the Language Issue

Some time ago, I wrote a series of posts about language choice for my Clockwork Aphid project. In the end I decided to start the project in Java, this being the language I’m most comfortable with. Once the project reaches a stable state, with some minimum amount of functionality, the plan is to port it […]

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Now In Eye Popping 3D!

It took a little bit of fighting with bugs that weren’t showing up in the 2D view, and a bit of time to figure out what was going on with the lighting system in JME, but I finally got the 3D display of the fractal landscapes working. The first stage was just displaying each node […]

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Language Post Mortem and Some Other Notes

A couple nuggets of knowledge came out of my “You’re Speaking My Language, Baby” series of posts, so I though I’d just take a quick moment to talk about them. The first two are perhaps the most obvious by far. Firstly: if you actually write blog posts, people are more likely to read your blog. […]

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You’re Speaking my Language, Baby. Part 5: Conclusion.

Author’s note: As this post started out HUGE, it’s been split into parts. You’ll find the introduction here, my comments on Java here, my comments on C++ here, and my comments on Objective-C here. So… what’s the conclusion? It mostly comes back to the fact that I’m doing this mainly for fun (though you may have trouble believing it). That […]

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You’re Speaking my Language, Baby. Part 2: Java.

Author’s note: As this post started out HUGE, it’s been split into parts. You’ll find the introduction here. The first language I’m considering is Java. This is by far the language I’m most comfortable and proficient with. It was used for about 90% of my Bachelors degree, I wrote the entire codebase of my PhD using it, and […]

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Web Frameworks, Desktop Application and My Newly Melted Brain

Let’s get the preliminaries out of the way: Hello, long time no see, how have you been? Etc… So, whilst writing up my PhD (experiments finally finished!) and working three days a week (going fully full time at the end of September!) I have a fair bit on my plate at the moment. So obviously […]

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