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DragonRuby Classic Game Jam 2021 is here! Gauntlet

DragonRuby Classic Game Jam 2021 is here! Gauntlet

A quick video to raise awareness of the DragonRuby Classic Game Jam happening over on Itch.io! The theme this year is GAUNTLET. One of the most iconic classic video games ever created! Create your own entry of the quarter muncher using DragonRub...

Build an Avatar API REST Service with Java Spring Boot in under one hour

Build an Avatar API REST Service with Java Spring Boot in under one hour

In this video we’ll go through how to construct a basic CRUD REST API using Java Spring Boot. We’ll go through all the steps of project creation, and come away with a fun project in under 60 minutes that we can query using curl or Postman. ...

7DRL2021 Round 8! We tackle the Prison Tower, Deep Sea Diver and Guild of Zany!

7DRL2021 Round 8! We tackle the Prison Tower, Deep Sea Diver and Guild of Zany!

Another exciting round of 7DRL 2021 entries everyone! Come join the party as I tackle Prison Tower (the first level), the engaging Deep Sea Diver, and the quirky-but-interesting card-battle Guild of Zany! Prison Tower Deep Sea Diver Guild...

7DRL 2021 Round 7 - Koga, Poogue and Fight City!

7DRL 2021 Round 7 - Koga, Poogue and Fight City!

Today I’m tackling Koga, a lovely Oriental-themed adventure, followed by Poogue - a Pool themed Roguelike with a twist. Finally, we get on board with Fight City - a real retro-style CREATIVE fighting game! KOGA Poogue Fight City Be sure ...

Let's build a Java Spring Boot REST Controller in under 5ish minutes!

Let's build a Java Spring Boot REST Controller in under 5ish minutes!

Java Spring Boot is a mature server-side framework for creating and delivering web software. In this quick tutorial, I’ll show you how to get started with a fresh Java Spring Boot project and create a welcome message in your browser.

7DRL 2021 Round 6! Elfball, Mantis, Cecil and the Catacombs of RA, Rusty Robot

7DRL 2021 Round 6! Elfball, Mantis, Cecil and the Catacombs of RA, Rusty Robot

Welcome to Round 6 of my 7DRL 2021 coverage my friends! Elfball Mantis Cecil and the Catacombs of RA Rusty Robot Be sure to try these titles out for yourself!