AboutJust your friendly neighbourhood alcoholic lumberjack from Down Under ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Also the only person on earth that doesn't like Python apparently ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
SkillsJS, HTML, C#, CSS, MDL, GML, Java, Vala
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So decided 'fuck it lets try the chromium based edge on my PC and Mac...'
And you know fucking what... It is actually fucking awesome, as much as I love Google (Fight me) and dislike Microsoft products, I can honestly recommend the new Edge over Google Chrome or any from of Chromium...
Thank-you for coming to my TED X talk....10
You know you are going down a dark rabbit hole when you are thinking about buying the 2019 iPod just so you have an iOS dev device...
(Finding a used iPhone in Australia for less or equal to $300 is just not a possibility)8
Can anyone recommend some android alternatives?
I'm not looking to move away from android permanently but I'm just curious, I enjoyed my time with UBports (fuck QT) and seeing projects like the PinePhone and Librem 3 just get me curious what is actually out there.
Currently rocking a pixel 2 XL but not shy on buying new hardware to test stuff out as long as it's within reason.
Currently had a look at PureOS (not available) and Sailfish, any others to give a whirl?11
Don't you love transferring server hosts and paying for a dedicated IP only to get given an IP that is already in use and forward it using the incorrect port .-.
You know you're in for a fun time when you open code you wrote the previous night and a comment starts with "Fuck this, it works, sober me can deal with it"
Why do I do this to myself .-.
Look, nano, I love you more than you could imagine but the fact that you make these shortcuts do what they do can fuck off...
CTRL+C = cursor position
CTRL+X = exit nano
CTRL+V = next page
I meant... *Sigh*... I don't fucking know anymore man...26
That awkward moment when you had text in your clipboard, paste it and post the rant before realising you had copied the wrong text .-.5
Companies: We are commited to linux and it is truly the future!
Developers: Awesome! So are you going to port your most popular softw-
Companies: AI! Machine Leaning! Cloud computing! Streaming!4
I'm not the only one who see's something wrong with this ad right?
*Wording isn't quite right lads*6
Alright dev's, I have pretty much given up on ChromeOS and Chromebooks, my Samsung Chromebook Plus is far from the rock solid stable and battery sipping champion it used to be, constantly crashing, sluggish, 4 hours of battery at most, terrible android performance and the list goes on (Plus fucking bullshit Pixel device exclusive features can fuck off)
I use my Macbook Pro more than ever but the lack of being able to install Linux is a massive blow, so I'm looking for some laptop recommendations and here are the criteria.
1. Don't want a tablet
2. Prefer a clamshell but will deal with a convertibal
3. Max price of $1000 AUD (~$4.25 USD)
4. If it has dedicated graphics, prefer AMD
5. Prefer windows to not be pre-installed but can deal with it if it is
Was previously looking at the XPS line but um... Base model 13 inch is ~$1600 AUD so nope .-.
Fire away people!5
Always hate asking these questions but Google is no help and SO is just filled with unhelpful answers...
Does anyone know of an up to date debian repo that has an up to date version of valac for arm?
It's a pain in the ass to keep rebuilding on my system everytime I reset my Chromebook and the official Gnome repo doesn't support ARM .-.2
Can we stop releasing special edition products and calling them 'Founders Edition'... How do you get the 'Founder' part?
Primary example are Google and NVIDIA, massive companies with enough money to do whatever they wanted and selling a controller or graphics card as 'Founder' is just bullshit, we aren't founding anything, its already there so just call it what it is, a slightly 'Pretty Edition' and call it a day .-.20
Well I guess my first dev project will probably end up as my last (For good reason).
Not long after dippig my toe in the programming world by messing with Minecraft mods, I decided to take a gamemaking class at my high school which introduced me to gamemaker, straight away I was able to use my java knowledge to sort of become the go to person for help, so while everyone was following tutorials for a basic pac man clone I had started work on the final asignment which was to create a fundamentally playable game.
Taught myself how to use spritesheets, tilesets, external libraries and the like and decided, fuck it lets make an RPG based around looting dungeons, ended up decidng on the title 'Plunder', since then the project grew and grew in scope to the point it is now unrecognisable with my goals as of now compared to then.
Now that project has been placed on hold as the story and world just grew in scope to the point I litteraly do not have the knowledge or time to actually work on the game, so I've started converting that world into a book which is slowly motivating me to almost slice up the game and work on individual pieces.
But considering the drain and effort that has gone into this, pretty sure IF (And that's a big if) I ever do release this game that took basic concept 9 years ago, don't think I would ever be able to top that achievement.
Thankyou for coming to my ted talk.
(Just for shits and gigs I might try and did up some old projects related ot this and post them in the comments if anyone may be interested ¯\_(ツ)_/¯)
Well week 1 with fedora and... yeah think I'll be going back to elementary after giving void linux a go.
Can't quite place why I don't like fedora, it's smooth and lightweight but just... Eh...8
I swear to fucking god the itch.io desktop app is one of the worst design and programming piles of shit out there...
Deisgn is inconsistent and ugly, stability is up shit creek and simple performance is just shit even for an electron app.
If anyone has to do anything with downloading stuff from itch, just do it manually and ignore the app all together1
Fuck .NET Core, why can't we just use mono...
Shouldn't have to deal with all this clunky shit and endless amounts of frameworks needing to be installed...
Install mono and BOOM! it works, install .NET Core, install this runtime, that runtime and ensure you published using standalone else you are going to have a cunt of a time running it but now have to deal with 100+ MB for a simple fucking console application.
Got the distro hop bug again... Currently running elementary (fucking love it) but in need of some temporary change...
Thinking I might give Fedora a go or maybe jump back into arch for a bit, any other decent recommendations (prefer not to use debian based distributions just for some difference)13
You know your doing a quick and dirty job for a diagnostic tool when every method you create in alternate namespaces is static...
Suppose I should probably stop doing that aye...3
I swear the implementation of byte arrays in dot net is fucking brilliant, never thought I would give good credit to dot net but the amount of bloody times this shit has saved me is unbelievable...3
100% random on this one BUUUUUUUUUUUUUT...
I currently have a minecraft server up and running but everyone I work with seems to have left it and I seem to be the only one on now...
If anyone is interested in joining the IP is minecraft.lxmcf.com and it's a vanilla 1.14.1 server with a few datapacks :-3
(PS it's only a 2GB server so please be gentle)
Edit: should also note it's the java edition21
Can we please stop using a file structure (YAML, JSON, XML etc) and just changing the file extension and calling it a new file type?
Stop trying to make your software/framework sound more complicated by saying this shit, if you use something, own it and don't try to mask it...
And mini rant over...13
Legitimately haven't written a single piece of code in months... I feel truly broken!
Haven't even done my usual of prototyping 456 things and then immediately shelving them, maybe it's time to get back in the game2
So it's a sad day that I say goodbye to my moto 360 gen 2, purchased a ticwatch C2 and here's hoping the OLED screen and NFC capabilities are worth giving up my favourite watch...12