Oxel 1.1

So I’ve posted a new version of Oxel, grab it here.  The new version has several improvements in UI, performance, stability, as well as a brand new re-triangulation library.  The previous versions all used David Eberly’s implementation in Wild Magic.  Oxel 1.1 uses the Poly2Tri library to…

Redneck Cloud Computing

Every now and then I wonder what decisions might be different if I had access to a cloud of machines dedicated to baking game assets or solving other highly parallelizable tasks. So I started looking into what options were available to someone wanting to distribute a ton of work over…

Documentation [Easy Mode]

I’ve talked about AtomineerUtils before on my blog very briefly several months back when I first discovered it.  I’ve now been using it pretty much straight since then and I can’t live without it at this point. So what does it do? It takes an educated guess…

R-Script is Awesome

Background So I’ve recently been doing a lot of debugging / data analysis, usually in 3D space, or at least data with some associated 3D position.  The problem is, I dump all this data and I had no good way of visualizing the data.  So, channeling my inner tools programmer…

The Soda Dispenser

When working on tools or any software in general really; it’s important to remember not to over engineer or attempt to solve problems that don’t exist. I was walking through the grocery store last night and happened across this glorious feat of over engineering.  The Soda Dispenser. It’…

Tools of a Tools Developer

No WPF article this Thursday, I’m working on a big one and I keep coming up with sub topics to cover :). So i figured, why not just throw together a list of my favorite tools that I like to use daily to develop with or just keep my life…

WPF: Kaxaml

I have been using XamlPadX to test out XAML ideas.  But lack of updates had me looking around for a new tool, turns out there is one.  [Kaxaml] has some nice features, including tabbed document interface, intellisense, and the same kind of XamlPad split view.…