What Happens When You Snap Vertices To A Grid?
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In this video I get to play with madness. We’ll be exploring what happens if you try to “pixelate” a 3D mesh using a vertex shader.
Pseudo-Random Colors with Hashed Strings
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In this video we’re going to explore a way I approach reproducible pseudo-random number generation that uses calculated hashes to select a random item or property for an object.
Learning to Deserialize YAML in C# with YamlDotNET
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YAML (Yet Another Markup Language) provides a way to store structured data in files. It can be used in similar ways to other JSON or XML files and is commonly used with Kubernetes and Docker Compose.
Building - Improved Video Descriptions
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I’ve recently been doing a lot of work on my website in order to help launch the new version and improve the usability and accessibility of the site.
Exploring Top-Level Programs in C# 9
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Top-Level Programs is a new feature being introduced in C# 9.0 that significantly simplifies certain C# programs and allows you to remove almost all of the boilerplate code from them.
I'm Learning Moq - A .NET Mocking Framework for Unit Tests
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Mocking describes a feature in programming that allows you to replace the functionality of an object with a blank version of itself or provide your own functionality in its place.
An Abstraction of our Character Controller
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Lets take a look at building an abstraction over a character controller in our 2D platforming game. The goal of this refactoring and abstraction pattern is to improve the testability and modularity of the character controller.
Exploring a Trochoidal Wave Shader
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Let’s try to craft some trochoidal waves - a type of fluid simulation that is both fairly simple and also looks pretty good for creating basic waves in an ocean or other fluid.
Building Coyote Time in a 2D Platformer
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Coyote Time is an idea in platformers that allows the player to jump for a few frames after they have left the platform they are on.
Generating Gates - Sand Table - Part 2
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Continuing our development of the Sand Table prototype project we’re going to add gates. We’ll build two components for this.
Prototyping the Sand Table - Sand Table - Part 1
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I’ve recently moved into a new space and could use some furniture to help fill the space. I’d like to create some interesting objects that can help do that and this is the start of a test project to see what we can build.