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When I find the time, I love to collect and share the gems of knowledge to help others learn and grow their own skills. Plus Doctor Who.

Tie-Fighter Total Conversion Release 1.1

Tie-Fighter Total Conversion Release 1.1

The X-Wing / Tie-Fighter mod communities have been around for many years, with the shared purpose that most mod communities have; which is to further build and enhance upon a (classic or modern) game. I’ll continue writing and exploring the tooli...

Creating a Todo App with Java Spring Boot (Part 2) - Nested model structure

Creating a Todo App with Java Spring Boot (Part 2) - Nested model structure

Let’s put together a Todo Application but with a bit more of a “real world” app feel. I want to explore several common application features and behaviors through this project, so it’s going to be more than one episode! Spring Initializr: ht...

Creating a Todo App with Java Spring Boot (Part 1) - Project Setup and First Controller

Creating a Todo App with Java Spring Boot (Part 1) - Project Setup and First Controller

Let’s put together a Todo Application but with a bit more of a “real world” app feel. I want to explore several common application features and behaviors through this project, so it’s going to be more than one episode. Spring Initializr: ht...

Java Developer IDE Showdown 2021!

Java Developer IDE Showdown 2021!

In this episode, we take a look at the some of the more prevalent development environments available for working in Java today in 2021. Here’s a few on my list as well as a bonus IDE - a blast from the past! BlueJ ► https://www.bluej.org/ ...

Introduction to the Pico-8 Fantasy Console!

Introduction to the Pico-8 Fantasy Console!

In this episode, we take a look at the #Pico-8 Fantasy Console which is available over at https://www.lexaloffle.com/pico-8.php for the PC, Mac and Linux platforms. This is Day 4 in my 30in30 project of releasing some content every single day of ...

Making a Ruby on Rails 6 starter template with Bootstrap5 support

Making a Ruby on Rails 6 starter template with Bootstrap5 support

Welcome to Server Fun Saturday? (still working on a day name) In this episode, we work on setting up a basic Ruby on Rails 6 application with Bootstrap 5 support. We’re leaving it at the point where going forward you can use it as a starter temp...