Monday, November 23, 2009
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Friday, November 6, 2009
At Acid Software we published games like Skidmarks and Guardian while sharing offices with the likes of Vision Software.
I recently retired from an exciting but hectic time at Navman New Zealand Limited.
Friday, October 30, 2009
Saturday, October 3, 2009
Flash the de-facto plugin standard from Adobe adds the necessary DrawTriangles and SetShader commands to it's Action Script 3 controlled Flash player 10.
Google have open-sourced and currently maintain a beta release of O3D. Originally the engine behind a failed second life clone, O3D stutters along in a a relatively convincing manner but as of yet failed to spawn any type of killer app capable of lifting it out of obscurity.
HTML5 fails with a shortsighted set of 2D transformations. The seemingly simple addition of a third component / row / column for the new HTML5 canvas element being left to Apple where webkit chooses to adopt it's own standard.
This hardware frugal author is unwilling to investigate further. Prototyping in Flash10 has begun...
Khronos enabling hardware-accelerated 3D graphics in Web pages without the need for browser plug-ins.
Haxe provides a fundamental abstraction to all the technologies and more for the site coder.
Saturday, May 23, 2009
Sunday, March 15, 2009
Saturday, February 28, 2009
Sunday, February 22, 2009
Sunday, February 1, 2009
Public Domain Dedication
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