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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Mar. 31st, 2011 @ 01:07 PM Reply

I felt like a noob not knowing any programming languages, So I'm learning Python.

So I'm on a library computer, then out of nowhere 10 year sevens start screaming "HACKER!!!! HE'S HACKING THE SYSTEM!"

I was doing the Hello World exercise.


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Mar. 31st, 2011 @ 02:09 PM Reply

At 3/31/11 01:07 PM, phrozonfire wrote: So I'm on a library computer, then out of nowhere 10 year sevens start screaming "HACKER!!!! HE'S HACKING THE SYSTEM!"

Not that it's completely related, but it reminds me of this. I think we all remember that (even though it's not real, haha).


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 1st, 2011 @ 08:29 PM Reply

Happy April Fools! ... this day that I don't even care about..

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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 2nd, 2011 @ 07:26 PM Reply

At 4/1/11 08:29 PM, Spysociety wrote: Happy April Fools! ... this day that I don't even care about..

I was wondering, why are you in this forum? Actionscript belongs in the flash forum right?

Anywho, I was installing the second OSX Lion preview and while going through my files I saw this page I saved (as a web archive) http://www.dpfiles.com/dpfileswiki/index .php?title=Black_Art_of_3D_Game_Programm ing%2C_Chapter_10:_3D_Fundamentals I remember reading that (or at least trying to) a long time ago when I thought epic 3D games were just made with drag and drop free 3D tools or something like that :P rereading it I can't imagine most 10 year olds couldn't comprehend it but I guess thats just what it feels like when you look back, still a good read for anyone who doesn't mind keeping their 3D knowledge in check (though I possess hardly any so I'm not really one to talk :P)


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 2nd, 2011 @ 09:58 PM Reply

At 4/2/11 07:26 PM, Innermike wrote:
At 4/1/11 08:29 PM, Spysociety wrote: Happy April Fools! ... this day that I don't even care about..
I was wondering, why are you in this forum? Actionscript belongs in the flash forum right?

Correct. I'm usually just in this regs lounge. I don't care at all for the others.

And you

Stop being a moron, you're not powerful as you think.

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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 2nd, 2011 @ 10:31 PM Reply

Stop being a moron, you're not powerful as you think.

Ok sorry. You're not. I was just pissed; but read my PM.

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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 2nd, 2011 @ 10:55 PM Reply

I hate Java and I want it to die a fiery death because writing a threaded AVL tree is way more difficult then it needs to be.

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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 3rd, 2011 @ 07:13 AM Reply

At 4/2/11 10:55 PM, Blackhole12 wrote: I hate Java and I want it to die a fiery death because writing a threaded AVL tree is way more difficult then it needs to be.

Use Scala? They'll never know!


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 4th, 2011 @ 05:38 PM Reply

I'm a mass murderer, today I killed a parent and subsequently all its children....

A parent process that is lololol

Shitty computer joke because I don't have time for anything else :D


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 4th, 2011 @ 08:31 PM Reply

At 4/4/11 05:38 PM, Jon-86 wrote: I'm a mass murderer, today I killed a parent and subsequently all its children....

A parent process that is lololol

Shitty computer joke because I don't have time for anything else :D

No you aren't, you live behind a computer watching code most part of the day, your life it's a bible of the uninteresting lives :P

oh wait...no i think that's me... well but i enjoy coding soo..... =P

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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 4th, 2011 @ 10:10 PM Reply

Lol I'm not sure if he caught that joke or not. I do admit though, I love a good programming joke. :D


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 5th, 2011 @ 12:14 PM Reply

Ugh, had the day from hell today.

We're moving all our sites over onto a new server, which has been causing problems on some of the older sites. Today I discovered that all the estate agents' sites are broken, so I had to go though each one and fix them.

Then I had to desktop connect to a client's computer to set up their email account for them.

Then our biggest e-commerce site packed in. Had to trawl through the database looking for the problem.

And while solving these I was being constantly barraged by petty bullshit problems from moronic clients.

We can't get access to the test server.
It seems to be working fine. Are you using the new URL?
Yes, it's still not working
*I send them the URL again*
Oh, it's working fine now

That pay rise better be coming soon.

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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 6th, 2011 @ 06:00 PM Reply

At 4/5/11 12:14 PM, Shakyjake wrote: That pay rise better be coming soon.

hahaha, i can totally understand how that feels.... =P


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 6th, 2011 @ 07:56 PM Reply

So I see the influx of AS questions hasn't ever resided in my time away.
Should be around this neck of the woods a little bit more now, yay.


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 6th, 2011 @ 08:13 PM Reply

Yay you're back! Someone who's been here longer than me! Haha.

But no more event management for you!

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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 6th, 2011 @ 09:06 PM Reply

yo smarls

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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 7th, 2011 @ 02:42 AM Reply

At 4/2/11 07:26 PM, Innermike wrote:
At 4/1/11 08:29 PM, Spysociety wrote: Happy April Fools! ... this day that I don't even care about..
I was wondering, why are you in this forum? Actionscript belongs in the flash forum right?

Anywho, I was installing the second OSX Lion preview and while going through my files I saw this page I saved (as a web archive) http://www.dpfiles.com/dpfileswiki/index .php?title=Black_Art_of_3D_Game_Programm ing%2C_Chapter_10:_3D_Fundamentals

Actually I would like to read that, but the link seems to be broken even after removing the spaces, any chance of reposting it ?

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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 7th, 2011 @ 01:16 PM Reply

At 4/7/11 02:42 AM, kiwi-kiwi wrote: Actually I would like to read that, but the link seems to be broken even after removing the spaces, any chance of reposting it ?

Sure, http://bit.ly/2NAWYa .


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 7th, 2011 @ 05:39 PM Reply

Welcome back people who are back etc I still havn't gone through this threa since last week, t'will be another quickie post fae me.

Slán :)


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 8th, 2011 @ 09:14 AM Reply

Guys and gals, I'm going to apply for an internship at a digital media company.

They are asking for something neat done with social media.

I've decided to do some work with the twitter api and make a simple analytic tool based on twitter's sentiment search.

Here is the result so far.

How can I improve on it in terms of functionality and presentation?


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 8th, 2011 @ 12:20 PM Reply

Coming from an ignorant audience members point of view (me) in simple terms, the visual appeal is a little lacking, and the page takes a considerable amount of time to load.

The visual aspect:
I'd say include a bar graph of positive vs. negative. If you want to go even fancier, do a "growing graph," where the graph values start at the previous query's results (or zero), and "grow" (or shrink) to the new query's results. I'd also add a background, or a border, or add something to highlight the main content. But I like the logo and colors!

I mean, there are tons of great options for design/layout, and I just think it needs...something. Does that make sense? (Of course, if design doesn't matter, then it looks fine).

As for page optimization, it has everything to do with loading THAT many tweets, so I'm not sure if there's a way to fix that without direct access to Twitter's DB.

Just my opinion :o

Also, nice ascii in your source :)

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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 9th, 2011 @ 11:25 AM Reply

Haven't been around here for a while... ;-)

Any of you regs on Dribbble? Great place to post what you're working on, whether it's graphic or web design, hopefully I'll see you there. :-)

http://dribbble.com/beneb


> twitter.

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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 9th, 2011 @ 05:43 PM Reply

At 4/9/11 11:25 AM, different wrote: Haven't been around here for a while... ;-)

Any of you regs on Dribbble? Great place to post what you're working on, whether it's graphic or web design, hopefully I'll see you there. :-)

http://dribbble.com/beneb

I lurk dirbbble non stop


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 9th, 2011 @ 05:54 PM Reply

At 4/8/11 12:20 PM, Momo-the-Monkey wrote: Coming from an ignorant audience members point of view (me) in simple terms, the visual appeal is a little lacking, and the page takes a considerable amount of time to load.

Ya it obviously needs a larger left margin, and more round corners, and a secondary shade (blue), and big fonts.

The pronunciation would be written 'twi:t laik'. L2IPA.


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 10th, 2011 @ 06:58 AM Reply

At 4/9/11 05:43 PM, Innermike wrote:
At 4/9/11 11:25 AM, different wrote: Any of you regs on Dribbble? Great place to post what you're working on, whether it's graphic or web design, hopefully I'll see you there. :-)
I lurk dirbbble non stop

Same, I've been meaning to ask you for an invite.


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 10th, 2011 @ 11:21 AM Reply

At 4/10/11 06:58 AM, smulse wrote:
At 4/9/11 05:43 PM, Innermike wrote:
At 4/9/11 11:25 AM, different wrote: Any of you regs on Dribbble? Great place to post what you're working on, whether it's graphic or web design, hopefully I'll see you there. :-)
I lurk dirbbble non stop
Same, I've been meaning to ask you for an invite.

I believe invitations are hard to come by, especially as they tend to give them out to people with a lot of followers. You can still sign up, follow people and like their work though; see http://dribbble.com/site/about


> twitter.

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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 11th, 2011 @ 07:22 AM Reply

Wow, every single time I mention optimizing a function in assembly, everyone says i'm crazy for writing a program with assembly.

Is it not possible for programmers to comprehend using hand-written assembly in just a few functions that get called like a billion times every second, and then write the rest of the program in what-the-fuck-ever language? What could possibly result in this near ubiquitous assumption that anyone using assembly must be like that psychotic programmer who wrote all of RCT in x86 assembly? ITS JUST A FEW TINY FUNCTIONS GUYS, ITS NOT ACTUALLY THAT UNREASONABLE.

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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 11th, 2011 @ 02:26 PM Reply

At 4/11/11 07:22 AM, Blackhole12 wrote: </rant>

If you've ever played Unchated2 on the PS3 and unlocked the bonus videos their is one thats about 8mins long and they talk about the challenges their was mhen making use of the Cell processor. And they touch on the amount of assembly level code that was written in order to optimise their code and off-load some of the work to the SPUs

Was quite interesting so it was!


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 12th, 2011 @ 04:04 PM Reply

http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/php/wh y-youre-a-bad-php-programmer/

The one titled "You're a Wang" is unfortunately true too often...


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Response to Programming Regs Lounge Apr. 12th, 2011 @ 04:29 PM Reply

At 4/12/11 04:04 PM, Momo-the-Monkey wrote: The one titled "You're a Wang" is unfortunately true too often...

Funnily enough I've never had that experience! If I did and someone was counter productive because of it I would let them know then and their. No bullshite is my philosophy :)


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