Archiv des Autors: Sebastian

May Day! Geocache #2-6

Yep, it was that time of year again. Grab yourself a beer and go out trekking in the woods until you are drunk enough to come out again. In good old north-west German tradition we set out for a day … Weiterlesen

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Unbrand, ROOT, S-Off

What an ordeal! In order to backup the CalDav App from my HTC Desire I had to go through a TON of tutorials and Howtos knowing that if I screw up, chances are my dear phone will get bricked. So … Weiterlesen

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R/C Aircraft Fun: Futaba 7C 2.4 Ghz

A few weeks ago I became interested in remote controlled airplane flying. I went  through a lot of online research before settling on a concept of how to approach this hobby. The most important decision to be made was choosing … Weiterlesen

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Mozilla Labs: Submission closed, Voting opened!

Mozilla closed the submission of new games on January 11th. Over 160 games were filed but only 124 made it into the contest selection. Zulu is one of them! If you register, you can vote on five randomly selected games. … Weiterlesen

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Geocache #1: The tree snake

We got ourselves a Garmin Dakota 10 GPS unit for Christmas which we will be using to locate Geocaches in the area.  Occasionally I’ll post some impressions of where we go and what we find here on binbash. Cache ID:  … Weiterlesen

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Mozilla Labs: Game On 2010 Contest opened!

At last! After a month of waiting Mozilla Labs’ own openweb programming contest started.  The rules are simple and fair. Contra to popular belief they do allow closed-source projects. Anyway the main categories by which the judging will take place … Weiterlesen

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GWT – Prevent Key Repeat Delays

The Problem Have you ever noticed that short delay between holding down a key and the second letter appearing? This is a feature to prevent users from accidentally typing 2 letters when they press a key a little longer than … Weiterlesen

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Dungeon Exploration Part I: Tutorial

Once the player logs in for the first time, he will find himself trapped in a gloomy prison. This initial dungeon will represent a quick interactive tutorial to the game itself. It leaves the gamer with no other option but … Weiterlesen

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The Technicals

Before getting into any gaming details, I’ll give a quick overview of the technology landscape in use: GWT v 2.0.1 As already mentioned, the GWT Google Web Toolkit is the primary framework this project is based on. The GWT compiles … Weiterlesen

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The History

Around September 2009 I started playing around with the new HTML 5 Canvas element. I was quite fascinated of the emerging possibilities this new technology had to offer in terms of graphics without any need of plug-in installation. As a … Weiterlesen

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