"Computers are my best friends. When I help people find each other without knowing they used a computer, my best friends and I revel in our little secret!"    -Langel



3 Posts Matching 'battle of the bits'

Making BotB's entry Table Better for Sorting

For the zillionth time I've decided it would be cool if BotB's radio included the One Hour Battle entries. It would really spice it up. Right now the radio only plays back tracks from the major battles which are guaranteed to have .mp3 files ready.   read more

posted by Langel    Sunday, August 14th 2011 4:04pm    Comments (1571)


Made a List, Checked it Twice ;D/

I've tried to keep a tab on all the features that Battle of the Bits (BotB) has had to offer both currently and in it's previous incarnation. On a few, rarer cases it can be a simple matter of compare and despair. Twas about a year ago that BotB was reborn with a new engine, still baking from scratch. So, to so righteously taunt one feature as naughty in favour of another feature, seemingly so nice, would take a heart of stone with a blind eye to cognitive dissonance.   read more

posted by Langel    Friday, December 25th 2009 8:47pm    Comments (3)


Why Writing a Blogging Engine is not an Absolute Waste of Time

Writing your own blog engine may not be an absolute waste of time. But, pragmatically speaking, it will massively divide your time. Tracing and killing bugs is an exhausting sport, and bug hives are a side effect of programming. You'll most likely not get everything right the first try, and sometimes you won't find out there is something wrong until much later.   read more

posted by Langel    Wednesday, July 22nd 2009 7:04pm    Comments (1180)