Misadventures in GameMaker Studio 2

Recently I’ve had a few ideas for games I would like to make, and with so many tools available to help you make games I wasn’t sure where the best place would be to begin. To help me decide I thought of a simple puzzle game I could create which would help me get an […]

The Sound of Alexa

A fortnight ago I was lucky enough to attend the amazing HackSheffield and I can honestly say it was fantastic! Everyone had brilliant ideas and watching the presentations at the end was great fun, so much creativity! Some of the apps that were developed made use of Alexa and the Echo which Amazon brought for […]

Remote Debugging with IntelliJ

Sometimes it’s not possible to debug your code locally in your IDE of choice, sometimes you will need to debug remotely but how do you go about it? Assuming that you’re using IntelliJ (Eclipse is not that different incidentally) then here’s how; Go to Run > Edit Configurations. From the menu click + for a […]

Android Development

As mentioned in a previous post I’ve been trying my hand at Android development. I was working on a simple shopping list app, the idea being you’d be able to create one or more lists that contain items you needed to buy, or do. For example a list called “Shopping” that with all the groceries you needed […]