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SWX and Twitter

November 20th, 2007 · 2 Comments · Code

While trying to decide whether to use the Twitter AS2 or AS3 API, I stumbled across SWX, This is an AMAZING standard for getting data into Flash from some of the more popular social media APIs. I expect it to be my new best friend. It’s based on some some existing methods for getting Data. […]

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Building a Dashboard Widget

November 12th, 2007 · No Comments · Code, Concept

Widgetry – luscious little morsels of UI and development. I’ve starting thinking about developing my first Dashboard Widget. I spent the weekend taking a look at Apples Xcode….whoa. I don’t think I’m ready to jump into all of that COCA action. But after further research a Dashboard Widget seems to be a pretty simple creature. […]

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twitter face

November 5th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Code, Concept, Digital Process

I recently downloaded the twitter Actionscript API. I’m thinking about developing some kind of absolutely worthless flash widget that would display my “tweets” with some kind of tween and/or humorous staging. I first thought of some kind of puppetry. Plugging into web services and APIs is some fun stuff. I’ve done some tinkering with google […]

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heberlie family tree

November 3rd, 2007 · No Comments · Art, Code, Concept, Digital Process

A semi-distant relative recently contacted me about one of my domains, heberlie.com. He said he’d always envisioned it being some kind of family history resource. I’ve always been curious about my family history. I received an interesting document about the name history and derivation of the heberlie name. I’m considering a flash family tree visualization […]

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Pong Position Launched!!!

November 1st, 2007 · No Comments · Code, Digital Process

Version 1 is up and running! This was really my first solo attempt at SQL wrangling and it really wasn’t as scary as I first thought. For the next 12 hours or so you can log in and test it. Go to pongposition.com and use ‘jacobmake’ as a password. (I’ll probably disable this in the […]

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Almost There

November 1st, 2007 · No Comments · Code, Digital Process

I’ve finally come up with an algorithm I think works well. Without getting too much into the programmatic details, here is a brief explanation of how this will work. Each game falls into one of three categories; Normal – Players are pretty evenly matched. Default values are given to the winner and subtracted from the […]

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Algorithm and Blues

October 26th, 2007 · Comments Off · Code

Here is a quick update for anyone following along. It seems I have the mediocre PHP & MySql skills to pull this thing off. So whats the holdup? I have slowly slipped into a deep dark place…..algorithmic research. I could’ve done some simple score-keeping for players adding X for a win Y for a loss, […]

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Pong Position is in Production!

October 22nd, 2007 · No Comments · Code, Concept, Digital Process

Pong Position, the ping-pong ranking system “mini-app” is going to be the first project on jacobmake! I’ve been very happy with the response and comments so far. Please keep them coming and don’t forget to grab an RSS feed. While this project is in development I will be commenting further on the potential projects and […]

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