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Flappy Bird Source Code Example: Create A Flappy Bird Game With Sprite Kit

A couple of days ago I mentioned a nice tutorial using SpriteBuilder and Cocos2D 3.0 to create a Flappy Bird like game.<p>Here are a couple of Flappy …

Points of interest

Announcing MapBox.js 1.0 with Leaflet<p>MapBox.js is now version 1.0 and we are joining<br>forces with Leaflet, one of the most established and<br>robust open …

Ubuntu low-mem install for VMs

For those of you who play with virtual-machines like VMware, the Ubuntu server .iso contains an option for dramatically reducing the amount of memory …

Running a software team at Google

I'm often asked what my job is like at Google since I left academia. I guess going from tenured professor to software engineer sounds like a big step …

A Museum for Soviet-era Arcade Games

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>The curators of the Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines are displaying some of the first arcade games created in the U.S.S.R.<p>Set …

CSS Wizardry

Front-end performance for web designers and front-end developers<p>Written by <b>Harry Roberts</b> on <b>CSS Wizardry</b>.<p>It’s hard, if not impossible, to deny that …

How I like my Finder

When it comes to file browsers, my favorite setup is a side-by-side mode(source and destination). Something like this:<p>Unfortunately, Finder doesn’t …

Lock-Free Algorithms For Ultimate Performance

Bio<p>Martin Thompson is a high-performance and low-latency specialist, with experience gained over two decades working with large scale transactional …

14 lessons after five years of professional...

14 lessons after five years of professional programming<p>In no particular order:<p>1. When performance is an issue, if you can calculate or process it at …