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  1. Breakout Tutorial

    by , 10-21-2011 at 01:32 AM
    The first step in designing something is to think it through. What pieces should it have and how should they work together? What methods, and instance variables should a class have? Letís start by naming the classes we will need for brick breaker (or breakout/whatever you want to name it).

    We will need a paddle which the player controls, a ball which moves around the screen, and the bricks which are meant to be broken. There will also be a canvas class which everything is drawn upon. ...
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  2. Book Recommendations

    by , 06-20-2011 at 10:34 PM
    In this article I plan to create a quick, easy to locate post about good books that I have encountered. Feel free to comment and add your book recommendations. I plan to include more than just Java books in this post. I will start with Java, moving onto c++, and other languages. The end of the post with books I have on my short list. These books will be finished shortly and I will put them here, and update my thoughts as the books are finished.

    Starting out - Which book to get?
  3. Recursion

    by , 06-20-2011 at 05:39 AM

    Recursion is defined as:
    1. the act or process of returning or running back
    2. logic, maths the application of a function to its own values to generate an infinite sequence of values. The recursion formula or clause of a definition specifies the progression from one term to the next, as given the base clause f (0) = 0, f ( n + 1) = f ( n ) + 3 specifies the successive terms of the sequence f ( n ) = 3 n

    In this article, I hope to make ...

    Updated 06-20-2011 at 05:48 AM by sunde887