Android Clojure Tutorial

I did a talk about Clojure on Android at our local Liverpool Clojure Dojo a few days ago. Recently a lot of work has been done to make Clojure on Android much better than what it used to be. There already a few advantages to Clojure on Android, namely being…

Phabricator on a subdomain on Digital Ocean

Phabricator is an interesting piece of software if you want to cooperate remotely with a number of programmers. Blender uses it to coordinate its various efforts. It's easy enough to get to run on Digital Ocean, which is cheap and fast. Get an account at Digital Ocean get a Lamp…

Mildly painful solution to Unity3d's meta GUID hell

When working on a Unity3d project with a team, no matter how meticulously you keep track of your meta files, the occasional missing file/shader/material will happen. The problem happens when someone forgets to commit a meta file, but does commit the file it belonged to. For example one…

Intro to Programming notes - Liverpool Girl Geeks

For the first Liverpool Girl Geeks event I did a bit of an Intro to Programming workshop in Javascript, here are the slides and the notes: Slides The enumeration example didn't work because enumeration does not actually exist in Javascript ^^;; But you can use it in many other languages such…

Concurrency in Clojure

Overview of Concurrency in Clojure Slides The Old Way Everyone has had to contend with handling a variable that is changed by different parts of a program at the same time. Problems like Race Conditions and Deadlocks are handled using Locking, an error-prone technique, without digging deeper to reach the…