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


almost 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


almost 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


almost 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


almost 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...