Game Maker Studio

Started working on my first game, Average Bob Space Adventure. Currently following tutorials by Friendlycosmonaut and they’ve been incredibly helpful. Luckily Game Maker Language has a similar syntax to PHP so it’s been pretty easy to pick up. If you want to follow Bob’s progress check the GitHub repository.

MySQL/MariaDB woes

Recently had some issues with a fresh MariaDB install. After installation I was unable to create a new user. After testing a few things I realized I also had issues changing the root password. I eventually was hit with the error message: ERROR 1372 (HY000): Password hash should be a 41-digit hexadecimal number After numerous…

Open source journalism

We recently started a discussion on stream on what open source journalism might look like for as us developers. We also discussed some implications and use cases for both readers and journalists. Here’s a quick breakdown of our initial chat on 2/6/2020. I plan on editing this post as we continue to grow this idea…