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Request Thread by Thomas Chizzleshaw - Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:37:37 EST ID:n52yiLFn No.31092 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Requesting pdfs on android development, specifically any that depend on android studio.

I started looking for documentation about a year ago, but the consensus seemed to be, if you're familiar with IntelliJ, you just might be able to use this. But now, the first crop of mass market books on the subject has come out, they just don't seem to have made it to the pirate bay yet.

Let this also be a general request thread.
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Ernest Fuckingville - Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:43:35 EST ID:TEB5/GbU No.31093 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I can usually find what I want on it-ebooks.info. Not sure about Android development, specifically, but that site is a veritable treasure trove of... well... IT e-books.

Don't forget to support the authors if you enjoy and make great use of their work! :)
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Albert Murdbury - Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:39:29 EST ID:Y5ePX1Ig No.31189 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31093

i was looking for this as well, thanks for the site


I think this question goes here... by Archie Claystock - Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:29:44 EST ID:AUi3FvBa No.31154 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hello /PROG/

i am trying to write a small website as a personal skill builder. Ive just started out playing around with HTML and CSS but i think i need some JS scripting.

The part that i want to do is like 420chan's onmouseover menus and how to put
links to other pages in the box that opens.

I apologize if my noobishness is cringe-worthy.
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Priscilla Goodshit - Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:52:01 EST ID:CNYpHC/J No.31160 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31159
Here: http://jsfiddle.net/veZgF/

It's not quite like the one at the top of 420chan, but it's simpler. Making one like the File|Edit|View bar in Notepad and 99% of programs is trickier, because they actually use both vertical and horizontal expansion. (The first expansion is vertical, and the rest are horizontal.

After you understand this example, try making one like 420chan's.
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Angus Gorringdale - Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:54:44 EST ID:TEB5/GbU No.31161 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31160
http://jsfiddle.net/M85Cd/

I expanded on yours a bit with an example of a nested horizontal and vertical menu. It's fairly straightforward using floats (or inline-block) for the first-level items, and a combination of relative and absolute positioning to position the second-level vertical menus beneath their parents. No JS required.

Nested (un)ordered lists and list items are perfect for this, not to mention more semantically correct and easier to understand at a glance than many divs.
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Angus Gorringdale - Sat, 08 Mar 2014 01:01:40 EST ID:TEB5/GbU No.31162 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31161
>No JS required.

Since you asked about the transition, I think the ones on 420chan are JS-driven. I don't believe the display property can be transitioned; opacity/visibility can, but they don't actually remove the element from the 'flow' of the document.

nb
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Lydia Goodwill - Sun, 09 Mar 2014 01:58:36 EST ID:CNYpHC/J No.31169 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31161
>It's fairly straightforward using floats (or inline-block) for the first-level items
Btw, we had a thread about this recently. Flex-boxes are mostly implemented now, and this is exactly the kind of stuff they were designed for. http://caniuse.com/#search=flex

They may not be widely implemented enough yet to justify using them, but after they are, there's no reason to go back to floats unless you're nostalgic about them for some reason.
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Thomas Gillerforth - Sun, 09 Mar 2014 13:28:44 EST ID:TEB5/GbU No.31172 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31169
Yeah, I was (one of) the guy(s) in that thread suggesting that floats were the solution to the OP's problem.

Flex layouts are exciting and, at this point, might be an equally suitable approach for the OP to learn if he hasn't bothered with floats at all yet. Personally, I'm a stickler for backwards compatibility (within reason) and so when I see the red "unsupported" highlight around IE9 and no available polyfill, that'll be a dealbreaker until its market share drops below 5% or so.

I mean, I'm sure most everyone on 420chan is wise/young enough to be using Firefox or Chrome or whatever, but last week at work one of our sites was getting hits from not only IE5/6 but Netscape 2. I'm still not convinced they're legitimate.


fuck with 420chan by Shitting Dummledock - Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:09:41 EST ID:6Ptl6E3B No.30068 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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i was just going through my bookmarks and i came across a modification to 420chan.
http://jsfiddle.net/sygft/

one of you fags probably made this. any new versions or modifications or anything?

have you made a mod or whatever using the 420chan API?
show it off here!
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Hannah Cuddlestone - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:27:01 EST ID:TEB5/GbU No.31125 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>30923 here,

I've made a few updates here: http://jsfiddle.net/tyDHr/

Most of the code has been significantly reorganized for extensibility and commented for the benefit of anyone who bothers to read it. I've also removed the "infinite scroll" loading, which I found distracting and not so elegant, in favour of a simple button, and improved the overall look and feel with a few extra styles, animations and the Font Awesome icon library.

One thing about the API that I'm not crazy about is having to grab information about threads from multiple sources - in my case, one for the title, comment and image of every thread; a second for the "last updated" timestamp of every thread; and then one additional source per thread to count the number of replies that thread has. Unless I'm missing something?

>>31088
>I didn't mean rotating an element (though that would work with animations that don't have various colors), I meant using the css animation property.

Sorry, it wasn't clear that you meant to create the loading graphic itself in addition to animating it using just CSS3. I'd imagine you could make a near-exact replica of the GIF I'm using in my fiddle using HTML5's <canvas> to draw the shapes with different opacities, group them and rotate them around the center of the page.
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Jenny Sonnerfoot - Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:58:55 EST ID:CmcHTLaD No.31129 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31125
Cool, I'll get that set up and play around with it a little later today.

Thanks!
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Charlotte Sacklestone - Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:37:49 EST ID:1AZI35sd No.31153 Ignore Report Quick Reply
this is awesome.
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Jarvis Cicklefoot - Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:45:48 EST ID:6+y9fbvO No.31164 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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im glad this thread is still here.
>has anyone made a proper mobile app yet?
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Nicholas Passlefoot - Sun, 09 Mar 2014 04:07:12 EST ID:B6sTw29p No.31170 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31164
Holy crap that's such a sick setup.


Issues creating a connection to a database. by Edwin Pockford - Thu, 23 Jan 2014 09:36:40 EST ID:GAbwP//N No.30793 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm trying to create a connection to a database I just made with Oracle 12c :

Status : Failure -Test failed: Listener refused the connection with the following error:
ORA-12505, TNS:listener does not currently know of SID given in connect descriptor
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Edwin Pockford - Thu, 23 Jan 2014 11:50:50 EST ID:GAbwP//N No.30794 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I ran the command ' lsnrctl services '. I read on the interwebs (http://docs.oracle.com/cd/B19306_01/server.102/b14219/net12500.htm)
that I should check something called the SID parameter but it doesnt seem to be there :/
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Basil Fasslebad - Thu, 23 Jan 2014 11:56:00 EST ID:xtelIQ1k No.30795 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>30794
Is it not there because you never set one up?
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Edwin Pockford - Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:05:01 EST ID:GAbwP//N No.30796 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>30795
Could you give me a little advice on how to do that, a lot of what I'm finding isn't very helpful.
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Angus Peffingford - Fri, 24 Jan 2014 02:58:32 EST ID:GAbwP//N No.30800 Ignore Report Quick Reply
After almost a whole fucking day of trying to solve this shit i find out all i had to do was put the name of the database in the SID -_-
>feels good
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Lillian Cibblepod - Sat, 08 Mar 2014 14:37:17 EST ID:4wql24nm No.31163 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Connection Name: Some name you give the connection, can be anything like "local_admin"
SI Put in orcl (looks like you confused a DB SID with a Connection Name)


Alright /prog/ let's do work. by Cyril Meshstet - Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:12:05 EST ID:1AZI35sd No.31051 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I'm a freshman computer engineering student with not much programming background, just some general knowledge of C++ and Java. I want to step shit up.

I don't know what I want to work on today though. Can anyone give me a reasonable challenge? Picture yourself when you began. My entry-level programming class isn't totally doing it for me. I'll post the results so you can tell me if I advance to the next level.
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Faggy Gangerhall - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:59:14 EST ID:1AZI35sd No.31123 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31116
I've been on projecteuler since i read that post. i'm glad /prog/ tolled me about it
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Molly Crommerville - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:47:46 EST ID:6iSekE9R No.31145 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31081
I agree with Project Eueler. It has some great problems.
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Nigel Minderwater - Wed, 05 Mar 2014 09:17:40 EST ID:RlfjXFyE No.31150 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31051
Would it be okay to turn this into a n00b questions project euler thread? Or? Ban me if I'm shit please...

I'm a complete baby piece of crap, and honestly I'm trying to do this as an autodidact - no fancy teachings. Not because I wanna; can't afford school don't wanna take other classes anyways. My purposes are my own, but basically I'm introducing myself to the word with perl because... well perl looked more intuitive to me to be honest (and python looked more \][\][\5#$%@34 although now I learn perl is probably worse at that apparently). I have a tad bit of experience with C based langs (nothing serious) and GBA ASM because... I don't know I suck


But basically, I'm on nine and have no idea what to do. It's the pythagorean trips one; find three numbers such that a²+b²=c², a+b+c=1000 (and take their product)...

My problem is my only instinct is to cycle all the values of a, b, c such that the total is 1000 and store them in an array; but that basically implies 998^3 numbers to pump in (to three? and take a hash? I don't know what I'm doing) and then foreach check such that it's a pythagorean triplet and that's dumb memory management at best.

Another way I guess is nested loops where you increment c until satisfied or full, roll c over, and increment b and so on... but that tests like every number that doesn't fit 1000 and that feels like cpu-matches too.

sorry I'm dumb
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Fucking Pockshaw - Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:07:09 EST ID:vhgZIlcV No.31151 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31150
Use nested loops. Start with a going from 2 to 1000 (or 998 if you know that b and c are non-zero or 666 if you know that a has to be smaller than b + c).
Then for each iteration of this loop you have less and less possibilities for b. If a is 500, b cannot be more then 500, since then the sum would be more than 1000. Once you have both a and b set, you have exactly one choise for c. Then check if a² + b² = c ².

There is at least one more thing you need to take into account to get the correct result, but I'm not going to spoil it.
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Angus Blythefoot - Thu, 06 Mar 2014 03:01:05 EST ID:RlfjXFyE No.31152 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31151
Thank you so much! The limiting the other variable thing didn't click for some reason. Not nearly as clumsy as I thought.


medical website by Ian Gebblebury - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:22:17 EST ID:XscQYxdu No.31143 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I just started a job as a web designer at a medical company. I know a good bit of HTML/CSS and my boss knows that. He also knows that I don't do any high-level coding yet (PHP, Java, ASP, etc.)

He had me make changes to their current website which went fine. Now I have to develop a medical news website which will include a search function that will connect to a database and some other next-level shit to me. He is getting some outsourced Indians for the heavy coding part, but I will be responsible for everything else.

Here's what I'm thinking. I've never used Wordpress but now seems like a good time to start. I decided on going with Siteground as my host and Pagelines DMS for my WP theme. Do you think this will be sufficient or would you recommend using some other tools for a medical documentation website?

Also, how hard would it be to incorporated the Indians' code with a WP page? I want to keep the layout/design and just have them do all the forms and shit, then incorporate them into the web page. Should I tell them to use PHP for the programming or something else?

Would really appreciate any help bros.
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Cyril Cubberdock - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:41:50 EST ID:T3FPGpDn No.31144 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Did you write the software requirements for the Indian yet?
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Ian Gebblebury - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:49:01 EST ID:XscQYxdu No.31146 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31144

No, still trying to figure out what would be the best way do this. I figured PHP since WP supports it?
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Graham Hushville - Tue, 04 Mar 2014 00:30:36 EST ID:TEB5/GbU No.31147 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31146
>PHP since WP supports it

It's the other way around - WordPress is a PHP-based CMS.

Anyway, what you should do really depends on what the contractors produce. If all they give you is a bunch of PHP snippets representing the site's logic, make sure they're well-documented and it's clear what does what and goes where.

WordPress isn't a bad choice for getting up and running quickly (unless the site is really "medical" and deals with confidential records and such, then you're SOL) but you'll basically be starting at an intermediate level in the sense that you'll be developing your own theme and PHP templates, which, in my experience, took a while to learn. I'd imagine having to do that while integrating the Indians' application would be quite a task. Remember, too, that it's still a content management platform, largely for bloggers, so you're going to be reading a lot of tutorials geared toward bloggers and blogging. Regardless of the sensitivity of the site's content, look into plugins that add additional security like Lockdown WP Admin.

Maybe the Indians could provide you with a complete MVC web app (after all, how are they supposed to know the backend works without a bit of a frontend, at least) and it'll just be up to you to lay out and style the "views" without touching much of the logic. I'd maybe suggest that they write it in a more performant framework like CodeIgniter or Expression Engine.

All that said, 1) get everything in writing and 2) if it doesn't look like something you (or the Indians) can handle, tell your boss and bow out gracefully. Don't knowingly under-deliver on other people's time and money. Good luck!
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Shitting Blaffingfen - Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:14:41 EST ID:CmcHTLaD No.31148 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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As someone who's knows a bit of HMTL/CSS and hasn't really made a website before (although making changes to one wouldn't be hard) this whole thing would be way over my head.

So I feel you, OP. Google basically every question you have and just read things and test and test. It'll be a challenge, but even if you can't finish it, you'll get a lot of experience.

http://www.codecademy.com/tracks/php would be helpful if you're curious about PHP.

Also, I'd imagine you can just slap most of it together in dreamweaver and let the Indians fill in the gaps.

Support bump.
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Simon Turveyson - Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:21:51 EST ID:kv8bxsSs No.31149 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>contractors
pls send me the codes
  • rajul


NSA by anonomous - Wed, 05 Feb 2014 17:20:30 EST ID:YkVkd+1H No.30895 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Does anyone have any input on whether or not the NSA has been working with AMD And or Intel through the use of backdoors and other such tools in order to access your information directly from your chip set or processor.
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Nathaniel Wallypene - Sat, 22 Feb 2014 21:11:24 EST ID:wSqgP47U No.31103 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>30895
You guys dont get it. AMT was made for IT pros to manage a fuck ton of computers simultaniously, and automatically. You would'nt understand this unless you've worked in enterprise IT before. These agencies were smart and realized they could exploit this, just like any hacker worth his weight in salt would too. The companies aren't working with anyone, they're just getting abused like they would anyway.
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Polly Drennerridge - Sat, 01 Mar 2014 05:58:10 EST ID:eB5kHRKE No.31134 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>30895
The hardware exploits/backdoors that have been revealed where for routers. If you compromise a router, you can get the traffic that it's handling, not just the activities from a single computer.

It's not impossible, but network equipment is the better target and if anything on compromised chip sets or processors has been leaked, I missed it.

>>31103
Also, this.
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Phoebe Duckfuck - Sun, 02 Mar 2014 00:04:24 EST ID:pjAwylfK No.31137 Ignore Report Quick Reply
We will never know if they work with the NSA because of NSL preventing them from saying anything, but we do know how easy it would be for a state actor to sabotage TRNG on Intel chips or sabotage the chip after manufacturing. https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2013/09/surreptitiously.html

You don't have to worry about TRNG if you use Linux or BSD, as they do not simply trust the TRNG to provide all CSPRNG and mix it in with other random sources. Theodore T'so has a huge Google+ thread about this, where the actual Intel TRNG devs posted and tried to defend their work. Of course nobody can test their work because it is microscopic and we don't have the equipment. It's also perfectly reasonable they are not sabotaging it but after manufacturing, it could be without their knowledge.

You should be more worried about ethernet card binary blobs, proprietary boot loaders, and GPUs. That is where all the government malware backdoors have been showing up according to Snowden leaks.

GPUs, is a future malware source because not only does the OS require zero privs when interacting with any GPU programs but you can run malware encrypted in memory with ephemeral keys, meaning it would be impossible to detect if you dumped the memory because it would constantly be changing.

There's plenty of open ARM platforms like this that run OpenBSD/Linux http://cubieboard.org/buy/ you can also buy open cable modems/ADSL modems.
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Phoebe Duckfuck - Sun, 02 Mar 2014 00:10:08 EST ID:pjAwylfK No.31138 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31137

Also, if I wrote malware I would do it all in ArnoldC https://github.com/lhartikk/ArnoldC


IT'S SHOWTIME
TALK TO THE HAND "Please activate webcam"
YOU HAVE BEEN TERMINATED
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Ernest Tootshaw - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:38:43 EST ID:1pJS+JAl No.31142 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31137
>mix it in with other random sources
stll derates entropy
>You should be more worried about ethernet card binary blobs, proprietary boot loaders, and GPUs. That is where all the government malware backdoors have been showing up according to Snowden leaks.
:/
nb


Alternative to pixel-by-pixel by Jack Blythegold - Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:21:16 EST ID:4tqHSwag No.31054 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I've tried to do a game with map you can edit during the game itself. Something like Worms (I didn't want to create a clone of any kind, just implement the idea of map changing during the game) where you can blast a hole in the ground... I could only manage it to be matrix with true and false values for each pixel and I probably don't need to mention that this 2D and black'n'white game was more demanding on PC resources than the newest 3D productions. ;-) I suspect that in Worms it works something like that:
1) Render the map,
2) Do changes and save them as temporary areas,
3) Between players' turns - apply the changes to the map and save it as picture.
But my game in not turn-based. Is there any better-optimised way of doing this than reading the matrix and rendering it pixel-by-pixel for every frame? I probably should make the areas bigger than pixels, e.g. 10x10 "pixels" would feel the same
during the game... but still, any better way of managing matrixes like that?
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Lillian Hurringford - Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:33:06 EST ID:T3FPGpDn No.31128 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31127
Wussa matter baby, data set too big for you?
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Priscilla Drupperchadge - Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:03:53 EST ID:nMS5rSMJ No.31131 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OP, are you using double-buffering? Like, in JavaScript, you wouldn't draw lines and shapes to the canvas every update/frame. What you do is draw it once to a hidden canvas, and then copy the hidden canvas to the screen canvas every update/frame.
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Molly Wucklestock - Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:45:15 EST ID:1pJS+JAl No.31132 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31054
halelujah, i imagine it works something like this
  • have a bitmap of the world
  • trace the edges to generate a bunch of function plots to do collision checks against, link them in a list
  • overlay the bitmap with an alpha channel for removed parts, this is easily computed, since explosions are always circular, so you just have two variables to store
  • change the piece wise edge functions to account for the removed circle pieces, just move start and end points of each and insert a function for the hole into the list

maybe use a circular representation for the functions (phi and r instead of x and y)

or what >>31064 said, basically a huge matrix on a matrix optimized processor.

>>31065
what kind of boarders? iirc explosion craters don't change the texture in any way, just remove parts, that supports my idea.
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Edwin Demmleson - Sat, 01 Mar 2014 11:59:07 EST ID:gLfws0AG No.31135 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>31132
A border around the map is more aesthetically pleasing. You can see destroyed parts more clearly. Pic related.
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Clara Brookhall - Sat, 01 Mar 2014 21:20:23 EST ID:JjmVvlZX No.31136 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31063
>Pixel Buffer Object
nah
What you want is a texture and an fbo. Just upload your map like an ordinary texture, then point your fbo at that texture and render to it. You can use occlusion queries or atomic counters for collision detection.

Really anything is better than rendering anything pixel by pixel. Even if you render on the CPU you should organize your render in a valid texture format and upload it all at once. That would actually be a perfectly valid and decently performant method if you use glTexSubImage2D to upload only the changes.


border-image problem (css) by Clara Tootbury - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:37:08 EST ID:XscQYxdu No.31124 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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My image doesn't show up in any browser when I try to use it as a border. I know for sure that I'm modifying the right div because when I do border-radius, the border becomes rounded. My image is located in the same folder as everything else but it doesn't even show up on the page.

#outer_container {
height: 1495px;
width: 925px;
margin-right: auto;
margin-left: auto;
background-repeat: repeat-x;
background-attachment: fixed;
background-color: #E7EAF5;
border-style: solid;
border-width: 38px 0px 0px;
-moz-border-image: url(logo.gif) 81 0 repeat stretch;
-webkit-border-image: url(logo.gif) 81 0 repeat stretch;
-o-border-image: url(logo.gif) 81 0 repeat stretch;
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Priscilla Drupperchadge - Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:57:26 EST ID:nMS5rSMJ No.31130 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31124
Are you sure that the name ends with .gif? If you use an absolute instead of relative path to the file, does it work then?


Programming RTS game for ios & android. by Thomas Cimbleton - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 03:14:58 EST ID:uoaYXe4S No.31117 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So what would be the best language to learn this. My main focus has been on objective c and I've become familiar with how it works so far.
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Faggy Fishson - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 06:53:19 EST ID:pVAOeK8i No.31119 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Try Corona SDK and get a cloud service to handle serverside shit.
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Cyril Pammermig - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:02:50 EST ID:xtelIQ1k No.31120 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You're looking for Unity or Libgdx.
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Eugene Gobberlock - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 12:24:30 EST ID:dUqCye/w No.31121 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If you know at the start you are targeting both iOS and Android, go with some sort of framework or engine like Unity, because it will prevent you from having to port the game to the other platform. Personally I build multi-platform mobile apps in Javascript because then they also work as webapps and can be ported to other, more obscure platforms in a matter of minutes. This is not a good choice if you are concerned about the performance of your game or app, though.
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Oliver Gezzlehood - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:52:23 EST ID:LRgXFCUp No.31122 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Since you had to come here to ask, the language you choose will not matter in the long run.
To make an RTS will take considerate amount of effort. There is no casual-RTS, unless you count (counter-)tower defences, which nobody calls RTS. So either you would have to come up with completely new genre, or be able to produce a game that requires a team, initial capital and at least a year.

The way your post is laid out makes me doubt the first one, and the fact you had to ask us makes it clear you haven't filled to requirements of the second.

I'm sorry, but I really do not believe in giving false hope. I wish you all the best with your programming hobby.
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Lydia Wirrywock - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:44:49 EST ID:erTZRlv4 No.31126 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31122
>So either you would have to come up with completely new genre, or be able to produce a game that requires a team, initial capital and at least a year.

A simple RTS can be done with one reasonably talented person in about that length of time, assuming they're working full-time (~30-50 hours a week) on it. Emphasis on "simple" - we're not talking StarCraft II, but something like Dune II or WarCraft I would be well within the capabilities of any polymath programmer/artist worth his salt.


Delphi & RAD Studio by Cyril Drabblefig - Tue, 25 Feb 2014 06:01:46 EST ID:ZFRYAs8Y No.31113 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What's your opinion on Delphi and RAD Studio? How would you compare it to C# and Visual Studio? People say it's "old solution" and everyone run away from it but as I see it: it's actively developed, is as old as Ruby and newer than C++ which are great even today (and which needs to be backward compatible while Delphi isn't), syntax seems fun, new technologies are supported... what's wrong with Delphi that is has so bad opinion? There is no free version like Visual Studio Express - that could be a reason for young developers like me to not be interested in it but... is there something more?

The reason I'm asking this is because this company I'll be working for now is developing in Delphi. I know C# and Python, wanted to go for C++ now and I could ask for RAD Studio C++ Builder but...
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Sophie Brovinghock - Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:57:37 EST ID:5Mbyzmad No.31114 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31113
IDK the only version of Delphi I've used was Borland Delphi 5.

Honestly compared to VB5-6(came out around the same time i think.) The Object Toolbox(UI) was much better a lot of built in objects that don't require dependencies was fuckin sweet!! The syntax was harder to figure out obviously. It's a good lang IMO I would code in it again.
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Ernest Brenkinwater - Tue, 25 Feb 2014 19:17:24 EST ID:+TPzajso No.31115 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31113
I've used RAD Studio for many C++ projects. It's solid, but I do have some complaints:
1) You basically have to deal with both C++ and Delphi libraries. So, C++ strings start indexing at 0, Delphi ones at 1.
2) C++ naming conventions are one way, Delphi ones another.
3) I broke the compiler at one point: I think I was trying to make a template friend function, and the compiler would just spit out an error. I copied the code into Visual Studio and it worked fine though.
4) It's not free, so if I have to leave my code behind for the next guy, I may be forced to use VS because he won't have RADS.
5) It took them forever to support 64-bit integers (assuming that the newest version even has them).

Honestly, I'd just use C# if the program can get away with using it. Do you really need that extra speed of C++? As for Delphi, what does it have over C#? C# is much more popular, so it's easier to find answers to questions, and find libraries in it.


Fuck Off Haters SRC by DJ BrU - Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:58:49 EST ID:5Mbyzmad No.31050 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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//Fuck Off Haters SRC

//Coded By BrÜ

#include "stdafx.h"

#include <string>

#include <iostream>

#include "windows.h"

using namespace std;

void Cycle (string Str, int Pause)
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William Wuffinglatch - Sun, 23 Feb 2014 09:14:35 EST ID:xtelIQ1k No.31107 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Angus Chendlehood - Sun, 23 Feb 2014 13:37:07 EST ID:gLfws0AG No.31108 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Phyllis Crannerdock - Mon, 24 Feb 2014 04:00:58 EST ID:WCr8jo+D No.31109 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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0/10
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/a/ friend - Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:21:55 EST ID:zjYQPhXZ No.31110 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31109
i love dilbert, but not as much
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/a/ friend - Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:22:26 EST ID:zjYQPhXZ No.31111 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>31110
as i love quads
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