Posts tagged “code”

Hello, Pygame

Having exhausted everything there is to do with plain old Python, the Raspberry Pi, BBC micro:bit (ok, maybe not :), one area of Python that... Read more

12 June 2017


Hello, Minecraft

I'm going to be doing some tinkering with Minecraft on the Raspberry Pi. Specifically, writing some code to do some building using the Python interface.... Read more

04 December 2016


Microbit Life

Conway's Game of Life is a programming classic used in katas, to teach TDD ideas and even features in the annual code retreat events around... Read more

11 October 2016


Windows Installers for the Lazy

If you've ever installed any software for Windows using an installer wizard, you will no doubt have experienced the mild annoyance of filling in ticked... Read more

10 September 2014


Computing Text Similarity

A part of the implementation of the [NDifference]( project is finding similarities between pieces of code, specifically finding the closest match between several candidates for... Read more

30 May 2014


Html Link Validation

Writing documentation in html for processing into help files with tools like [Sandcastle]( and [Sandcastle Help File Builder]( means that it's easy to get links... Read more

29 May 2014


Self Hosted WebServer using OWIN

I've been playing about with [OWIN]( and [Katana]( recently and was pleasantly surprised with [how easy it was]( to get up and running serving static... Read more

20 May 2014


Unit Testing with HttpClient

I've been moving some code away from depending on [RestSharp]( and moving to the new [System.Net.Http.HttpClient]( in .Net 4.5 to improve security (and that's another... Read more

08 May 2014


MsBuild Target Order

MsBuild version 4.0 introduced two new Target attributes: *BeforeTargets* and *AfterTargets*. Prior to v4.0 if you wanted to run some tasks before or after a... Read more

15 February 2014


Creating Jekyll Posts

Being a good programmer, [I am told](, is all about being lazy. So, I got bored with creating posts by hand and wrote a little... Read more

28 January 2014