Gamer Simms

Programming Languages as Real Languages

February 12th 2013

Sometimes it can be difficult to explain the differences between programming languages to non-nerdy friends. This is how I do it:

Ruby == French

Universally acknowledged as a “beautiful” language. People that know it make sure everyone knows they know it. Natives have a tendency to be quite dickish, even to each other…

Why is my jQuery slideDown() jumping?

January 19th 2013

When I first started out with jQuery, I found that sometimes when I used the slideDown() effect, my animation would have this weird “jumping” effect. Like a bungee cord, it would snap up and down a few pixels at the start and end of it’s journey. It even does this with copy pasta code from a tutorial. What the Jiminy Cricket, right?

Alex Cross Review

January 17th 2013

I have always fancied myself a pretty decent armchair psychoanalyst. The only thing I’m really missing is a cigar or at least a pipe. I could sit there and make deep humming noises to myself before releasing a torrent of Barnum-based drivel. I honestly feel I could make millions. What were we talking about again? Oh, right – Alex Cross…

Game Randomiser Ruby Script January 16th 2013

Pointless Achievement Unlocked January 7th 2013

Portal 2 January 3rd 2013

My Work Computer - A Review January 1st 2013

My Review of Codecademy June 12th 2012