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DOS programming in 2020

SAT JUN 20 20202 MIN READ

What are you meant to do when you `wake up on a Saturday morning without a clear idea of what to do that day? Get back into DOS programming…

Download, read and save file in winrt C++

TUE JUN 16 20201 MIN READ

There's a lot of missing gaps in the winrt/c++ content out there, so here's a solved problem that I had. This is mainly so I can find it…

Interesting things May 17 2020

SUN MAY 17 20201 MIN READ

These posts are mainly a replacement for my rubbish memory, but other people may find them useful so they're public. Interesting links found…

Interesting things June 14 2020

SUN MAY 17 20201 MIN READ

These posts are mainly a replacement for my rubbish memory, but other people may find them useful so they're public. Got very busy with work…

Interesting things May 17 2020

SUN MAY 17 20202 MIN READ

These posts are mainly a replacement for my rubbish memory, but other people may find them useful so they're public. Light week this week…

Interesting things May 13 2020

WED MAY 13 20202 MIN READ

These posts are mainly a replacement for my rubbish memory, but other people may find them useful so they're public. Interesting links found…

Win32 Window Basics

MON MAY 04 202010 MIN READ

I'm not sure what the correct thing to do with the base windows application on a game nowadays is. Logic says that a good old CreateWindow…

Using winrt for COM instead of ComPtr

SUN MAY 03 20204 MIN READ

We're not going to get very far with Windows game programming without using COM. For those lucky enough to not have used it, COM is a way of…

Creating a game engine is not a sane way to spend your time

SAT MAY 02 20201 MIN READ

Unity, Unreal and the rest of the available game engines are at the point where using anything else is probably quite foolish at best, and…

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