nosuch.org

Mistakes were made

New York City meets Munich

Entries Tagged as 'How To'

Zooming in

February 10th, 2008 · Comments Off on Zooming in · How To, Xbox

One thing done fairly well in Burnout Paradise is the use of the Xbox Live Vision camera in multiplayer. Whenever one player does a “takedown” on another, snapshots are exchanged. When a race is won, the victor has a snapshot taken for the other players to see for the after-race summary. It’s a clever gimmick, […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Greasing the wheels

February 6th, 2008 · Comments Off on Greasing the wheels · Blog, How To

I was going to write a helpful little tale about how I got the lead out of the site. It was pretty darn pokey before. You may have noticed the performance is a bit snappier now. So what was wrong, and how did I fix it? I noticed that a test WordPress site I had […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Privacy please

July 26th, 2007 · Comments Off on Privacy please · Blogger, Blogging, How To, WordPress

I’ve helped a couple of friends host blogs, and one of them needed to convert to a private, members only blog. It was pretty clear the right way to do this was to have each user have their own account and password, and ideally, the users could simply register and get approved, minimizing administration time. […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Forum Lessons

December 28th, 2004 · Comments Off on Forum Lessons · How To, Internet

Things I’ve learned running a PHPBB forum: Use a good webhost. I made a mistake of thinking that hosting companies are all pretty much the same if you know what you’re doing. Big mistake. If you are trying to foster a community, spend a few dollars more a month and go with a bigger host […]

[Read more →]

Tags: