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Something Ill-Considered

Il Considered

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So once upon a time, I added a set of files to a Visual Studio project, each named “lv_x.wav” where x is number. Yet for some reason, my app wouldn’t play the sounds. However, it would still play “alert.wav”. Puzzled, I tried renaming “lv_3.wav” to “alert.wav”, and it played. And then when I renamed it

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The Art of Constructing a Limerick

notes from building a limerick

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Back in August 2012, I was talking to someone about her bike. Naturally, one word led to another and I heard the beats, la di da di da da da, something something. I scrawled in my notebook the beginnings of a limerick. But while I’m proficient at constructing haiku with the correct syllablage, if not

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Are we there yet?

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Shipping is a feature. Real artists ship. So here I am developing my crappy app. I have something working. It solves a problem. It’s ugly, but hey, it works.  Should I clean up the visual design and and post it on the Store? Do I have any customers? Yes! Oh, really? Yes! Who? Me! Except

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Grawlix

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During some idle moment — I don’t remember when or where specifically, though it was in the past month somewhere in Seattle — I felt I needed some cyberspace for showing off my explorations in making stuff, and where better than on Bleepware? But what should I call it? “Blog” was blah, and “Blahg” was

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