- Interesting read on Pinterest's choise: Why Pinterest just open-sourced new tools for the Elixir programming language (via).
- Working Phoenix with Ember.js (via).
- How to use Credo (a static code analyzer) to improve your Elixir skills (via).
- 18 Minutes of Thimbleweed Park.
- LÖVE 0.10 released. New features include official iOS and Android support \o/
- This is just horrible: Game about how to be an obedient citizen - "Sesame Credit - The True Danger of Gamification".
- Level design; from paper to screen.
- This article is old-ish, but more relevant than ever: Functional programming in C++. Why is it under 'gamedev'? Well, it's written by John Carmack :)
- More Doom: Monsters from the Id: The Making of Doom (original article is back from 1994).
- Long and intense article: Color in games: An in-depth look at one of game design's most useful tools. It has links to a lot of other related articles as well. For example:
- I stumbled over the Game Maker's Toolkit YouTube channel which includes some great videos about game design. My favorites are:
- Use Questions on Developer: A Ron Gilbert Retrospective - Monkey Island creator Ron Gilbert reflects on 30 years in the industry, and a new chance to revive his old brand of point-and-click magic.
- Video by Chris DeLeon: Common Mistakes by New Game Developers.
- MongoDB will use PostgreSQL under the hood for BI - and MongoDB user go crazy over this. And PostgreSQL folks can't refrain from laughing. (via).
- For a longer explanation of the previous joke see MongoDB 3.2: Now Powered by PostgreSQL.
- 2005, where LLVM almost went GPL, but didn't because Stallman uses a shitty email client.
- RESEARCHERS SOLVE JUNIPER BACKDOOR MYSTERY; SIGNS POINT TO NSA (via).
- Problems with Systemd and Why I like BSD Init (via). Money quote: "I find systemd’s lack of faith in UNIX disturbing. So come join the BSD community. We have cookies."
- Bringing back OpenSMTPD to the OpenBSD tree (via).
- The Functional Revolution in C++.
- On the Juniper backdoor.
- UNIX® on the Game Boy Advance (via).
- Sir Terry Pratchett remembered by his daughter, Rhianna Pratchett.