Links from May 2015
- Links for Sunday 10 May 2015
- Scroll Back: The Theory and Practice of Cameras in Side-Scrollers
- I haven't even read half of this but it's so good. A really detailed and interesting look at a single feature of video games, that I'd barely thought about before, with loads of animated GIF examples. (via Infovore)
- I was more into RPGs than wargames, and it's been decades since I painted a miniature, but I'm really enjoying Kieron Gillen writing about Warhammer.
- Links for Monday 11 May 2015
- jQuery PowerTip
- Because I used this jQuery tooltip plugin and liked it and will forget what it was called.
- Links for Tuesday 12 May 2015
- HM Government Horizon Scanning Programme - Social Attitudes of Young People
- "The aim of this report is to assess if and how social attitudes of young people in the UK today differ from previous generations, and how they might evolve in the future." December 2014
- Russell on vaping becoming so big without brands. It does seem so odd, or not what we've been lead to expect as normal.
- Links for Thursday 14 May 2015
- A Programmer’s Dilemma — Why Not? — Medium
- Ben Brown: "While I want to release things, and believe that sharing code and software is important and good for society, I am afraid of being crushed under the weight of a lifetime of this type of sharing."
- AltaVista: Main Page
- 22 October 1996 (via @jah)
- Programming in Twig
- Good, quick intro to Twig templating.
- Links for Friday 15 May 2015
- Shoe repairers and retailers in East Finchley. Apparently repair shoes for C&J and Lobb.
- Links for Saturday 16 May 2015
- Deploying Django 1.7 on Ubuntu with DigitalOcean - with PostgreSQL, Nginx, and Gunicorn | adambeagle.com
- This seems reasonably thorough. Maybe I can face it. But part of me is thinking, "I wish I could just FTP some PHP files to a server."
- QBlog - FLGS
- Aww… Games and Puzzles in Colchester was where I used to buy RPG stuff in the 1980s. It apparently became Lingard's Games, and closed down five years ago.
- Links for Tuesday 26 May 2015
- Adactio: Journal—Instantiation
- Jeremy Keith on how people who complain the web is slow and rubbish are right to the extent that many people making websites have made them more slow and more rubbish than they should be.
- Links for Friday 29 May 2015
- Adactio: Journal—Web! What is it good for?
- Another smashing post from Jeremy Keith. "What attracted me to the web was its remarkable ability to allow anyone to share anything, not just for the here and now, but for the future too."