Can’t open Exchange Management Console?

Here’s a weird one: you remote into your mail server to set up a new mailbox or something mundane like that. You open Exchange Management Console and get an error like The WS-Management service cannot process the request. The system load quota of 1000 requests per 2 seconds had been exceeded. Send future requests at […]

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Glasses

I’ve been playing with Blender lately. Here’s my first non-tutorial render: the glasses from my kitchen.

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Lessons From Launch #1

Yesterday, I posted the first game I’ve ever made. I’ve been mulling over the experience and decided to write about it in order to solidify and codify my thoughts. Here are some things I’ve learned (and re-learned) over the past week or so. 1. Making (simple) games really isn’t that hard. Making a framework for building games […]

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How I finally made a game

I’ve always wanted to make games. Games are the reason that I learned to use a computer. Games are the reason that I took up programming, first as a field of study, then as a profession. Of course, writing business software isn’t exactly the same thing, so I’ve been looking for ways to scratch that […]

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Shitty Asteroids

This right here is the first game I’ve written from scratch. It’s a clone of the old Asteroids arcade game.

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Windows 8.1 and Wireless Networking

TL;DR: If, after upgrading to Windows 8.1, you have trouble with your wi-fi, try reinstalling the latest wireless drivers from your PC/wireless adapter manufacturer. Story time! I have an Acer Aspire One AO722-0473 that I absolutely love. It’s my main computer for almost everything from gaming to coding, despite the fact that I have larger […]

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Haters Gonna Hate

Here’s something I made in a couple hours one weekend when I was bored. I tried to go for a barbershop kind of sound, but just kept on adding harmonies. It’s not properly mixed or mastered because I don’t know how to do that yet, but I think it sounds alright.

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Fixing the mediaelement player display in WordPress + Bootstrap

WordPress 3.6 comes with mediaelement.js built in. This player makes it very easy to share audio and video files on your site without worrying about cross-browser issues like supported codecs and containers or when to use flash, html5, or silverlight. Unfortunately, mejs seems to hate the box-sizing: border-box style that makes site layout much easier […]

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Masquerade Ball

  In the interest of filling out content for this new site, here a waltzy type thing I wrote in Reason 3 a few years ago. I’d had the chord progression and what would become the left hand piano part in my head since high school, but never knew what to do with it.  One […]

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Give yourself permission to suck.

Because making something is better than making nothing. I’ve been wanting to put this site up for awhile. I’ve had the domain registered for years. One of the things that has held me back from putting it together sooner is that I find it terribly embarassing to be bad at something. It’s silly. I know. […]

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