Lua & C++ – The Basics

With Lua, almost anything is possible. It is akin to JS, but in some ways, it is so much more powerful. With World of Warcraft incorporating Lua right into its core, you have to wonder how powerful you can make…
C++ Tutorial – Sorting STL Containers

Welcome to the first C++ tutorial ever written in here. Our tutorials are typically centered around C# and Flex, however lots of people in the world (including me) program in C++ every day – and the standard template library is…
Simple Chat with Node.js + WebSockets

One of the best use cases for Node.js is real-time applications that handle lots of small requests simultaneously. A perfect example of this is a small chat application that allows multiple users to connect and send messages to each other.…

Come to lunch with Animated Yorkshire at Bradford Animation Festival On Friday 11th November, 12-2.30pm, the Bradford Animation Festival hosts the panel event Tenacity and Talent – How to survive and thrive in animation, at National Media Museum, Room at…
Responsive Web Design Testing Resources

As far as responsive web design is concerned, testing is one of the most crucial aspects of this truly complicated process. It’s not just about writing the code and figuring out the layout and the design, but you also have…
Forget Retirement? In Central America You Don’t Have To

The recent economic downturn has diminished 401(k)s, scrambled nest eggs and devastated retirement plans. According to data from the Center for Retirement Research, 51 percent of households are at risk at age 65 of not having enough retirement income to…
Save Money By Learning Good Shopping Habits

I love finding bargains and deals, and even in this economy, they are possible. I get my bargains from many sources and using several methods; I can share with you what I have learned. There are many ways to trim…
Last Minute Tech Gifts for Moms

If you slacked on finding the perfect gift for mom, I’ve got some last-minute tech gifts to keep her connected and make her life easier (because isn’t that least you can do for mom? -> sarcastic 🙂 ). Here are…
Tips and Considerations for Creating HTML5 Apps

Here are a few tips and considerations before jumping into your first HTML5 app. Packaged or Hosted? App stores like the Firefox Marketplace provide two types of apps: packaged and hosted. Packaged apps are simple: zip up your HTML, CSS,…