Dabbling Seriously

Code, Coffee, and other Stuff.

I know I haven’t posted in a while

Life’s been busy. But on the up side: My career is doing great! Im about to sign an agreement that will mean I get more responsibility and a larger salary. … Continue reading

March 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Winter Mood

I discovered a while back that during winter my mood lowers so that I have trouble being positive about my situation. It’s the last few days of autumn here in … Continue reading

May 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thoughts on lean and agile development

Much of your focus in an agile team is delivering value. You spend money really fast developing software and so it’s important to be selective with the features you develop. … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

A toy prolog interpreter in c++

Introduction One of my old mentors told me that he thought you were never a real computer programmer until you’ve written a compiler. I was still at high school at … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · 4 Comments

That’s It! I’m making a shooter!

About this time last year I met up with an old friend of mine and told him I needed a collaborator. We started on coding a top down shoot-em up style … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

A miniature IOC Container in C++

Inversion of control containers allow systems to achieve dependency injection, by specifying the dependencies of objects indirectly. Typically the IOC container will be responsible for the actual instantiation of a concrete … Continue reading

September 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

A new job and a new team.

Last week was my first week in a new job for a new organisation working for LIC Automation in New Zealand. Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) is a large dairy cooperative … Continue reading

August 1, 2015 · 1 Comment