Category Archives: Linux

Object Oriented C – Encapsulation

If you haven’t read my earlier articles on Object Oriented Programming in C (Objects and Polymorphism) I suggest that you go back and read these first.  It isn’t necessary to understand these concepts in order to understand Encapsulation – but … Continue reading

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Object Oriented C – Polymorphism

If you haven’t yet read ‘Object Oriented C – Objects‘ Stop! Go Back! Go and read that earlier post before continuing. In this post I build on the earlier concepts, so much of this won’t make sense without it. In … Continue reading

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Object Oriented C – Objects

Bear with me a while. I am going to stand of the shoulders of my favourite giants (Kernighan and Ritchie, since you ask) and address an oft-made point of criticism which is levelled against my code. The criticism? Namely that my … Continue reading

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Steam What?

In order to test a game that I’m developing at the moment I built myself a budget Steam Box (because what’s the point of building a high-end box when I want my game to be accessible for everyone?) The all-in … Continue reading

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The Raspberry Pi case designed by Apple

When my old Apple Mighty mouse got gummed up, I bought an Apple Magic mouse to replace it. It wasn’t that the old mouse was completely useless, it still worked up to a point – it’s just that the scroll … Continue reading

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Which one to buy?

I’m often asked which computer I’d recommend. I don’t have a stock answer to this question – what I say depends on many things. How technologically savvy the asker is, for example, and what sort of tasks they want to … Continue reading

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Tasty Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a truly marvellous computer, and the most exciting gizmo that I’ve owned since I got my Mac SE/30 back in 1992. Seriously, the little Pi is way more interesting than even my iPad.

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How do you solve a problem like Linux?

Don’t get me wrong, I like Linux. My server at home runs DSM, the Synology version of Linux. My routers run Linux. And I’ve got Ubuntu installed as the only OS on my Thinkpad and as one of the three … Continue reading

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