John Croisant

Rubygame 3: Days 50 & 51


over 9 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
Still busy as busy. Clients popping up left and right, wanting new features or wanting the deadline moved up, or both. I also got a promotion, and with...

Rant: BetterNestedSet (than a nail in your skull)


over 9 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
I’ve been tinkering around with ApeDoctor, my to-be API documentation application running on Rails. The core class of ApeDoctor is the Amodule, a representation...

Easier solution for using BetterNestedSet


over 9 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
More tinkering with BetterNestedSet, and I think I’ve got the solution nailed: First of all, use redundant columns to store the parent id. One is for...

Rubygame on Rails


over 9 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
In recent months, I’ve been getting several emails a week from users asking if it’s possible to use Rubygame with Rails. While I was originally skeptical...

Rubygame 3 Checklist


over 9 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
I’m just organizing a list of “to do’s” before releasing Rubygame 3, in preparation for resuming development work. Some of these are must-do’s...

"Thou shalt indent with spaces"


over 9 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
In Rubygame’s “rich and storied life”, I’ve gone through different style phases (and the codebase shows it, if you look closely), usually as a result...

Rubygame 3: Unicode support


over 9 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
Based on Beoran’s suggestion and helpful tip, I’ve added better Unicode support to keyboard press events in Rubygame 3. The @string attribute for KeyDownEvent...

Old code = Blech!


over 9 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
To gear up or some more challenging tasks, I’ve been writing specs for Rect. If there’s anything to inspire humility in a programmer, it’s looking...

The Magic of Interwebs 2.0


over 9 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
If you look down at the bottom right side of my blog (i.e. where you are now, unless you’re reading this somewhere else… hmmm), you’ll see “Rubygame...

Rubygame 2.3?


over 9 years ago by John Croisant on blog.jacius.info.
Two things to say in this post: SDL_mixer makes me want to stab something. Again, but for a different reason. There might be a Rubygame 2.3. Okay, so...