John Croisant

Quirky APIs


~11 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
I don’t like quirky, idiosyncratic APIs. I really, really don’t like them. They’re harder to learn, more prone to bugs, and altogether...

New Cheat Sheet Page


~11 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
I’ve made a little page of common functions I use while making a C extension for Ruby: Ruby C Extension Cheat Sheet Maybe someone other than myself...

Mixer::Music


~11 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
All teeth-gnashing and ragging on SDL_Mixer’s API aside… once you get past the API and to the point where you’re actually using it, it...

Rubygame 2.1.0 released


~11 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
Here’s the blurb I’ve been using: Rubygame 2.1.0 adds a new module for music playback, new Sprite features, and plenty of other smaller additions...

Nonogram Game


~11 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
“A well-used door needs no oil on its hinges. A swift-flowing stream does not grow stagnant.” –The Tao of Programming ...

Color API Fussery


~11 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
As mentioned before, I pushed back Color from 2.1.0 to 2.2.0 to get 2.1.0 released sooner. Also as mentioned, I’m trying out focusing on 1 core feature...

Rubygame 2.2.0 released


~11 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
Just 1 month after the release of Rubygame 2.1.0, I’m excited to announce the release of version 2.2.0! Rubygame 2.2.0 adds a new module with color-related...

Rubygame 3 in February


~11 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
January has been a very, very busy month for me, and so there hasn’t been too much development on Rubygame lately. Fortunately, February will have...

Rubygame 3 in February


~11 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
January has been a very, very busy month for me, and so there hasn’t been too much development on Rubygame lately. Fortunately, February will have more...

Rubygame 2.2.0 released


~11 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
Just 1 month after the release of Rubygame 2.1.0, I’m excited to announce the release of version 2.2.0! Rubygame 2.2.0 adds a new module with color-related...