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Current Rank: 47 (Technology & Computers)
Site Description: Insights on the world from a Tropical Creek-side Coder.
Date Joined: Jun 10, 2009

Tags: free software, open source, game development, game design

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LMMS: Fixing distorted sound
on Feb 7, 2013 in open source foss problem tip proprietary software Free Software solution windows So I have been casually using Linux Multimedia Studio, or LMMS, since 2010.  It is a really good free and open source alternative to FruityLoops. I won't go detailing how great this tool is for digitally creating your music as I am assuming you...

Gimp 2.8 gzdirect problem
on Aug 24, 2012 in open source gimp foss problem tip Free Software tutorial solution windows This simple solution should fix the problem: "The procedure entry point gzdirect could not be located in the dynamic link library zlib1.dll." To non-programmers, this error message simply means that your  zlib1.dll is outd...

Jenkins: Executing binary from Jenkins script
on Aug 9, 2012 in open source foss problem tip jenkins Free Software tutorial solution windows If anyone of you are having the same problem as detailed on Jenkins forum about not being able to execute any Windows executables from Jenkins Job configuration.  The reason might be that slave-agent.jnlp is running as a service -- and for...

Screencasting with Android
on Jun 21, 2012 in foss problem tip Free Software windows guide open source screencapture solution tutorial screencast google android microsoft Well, if you are already using the Screencast Video Recorder, there's no use of reading this -- but I'm betting you're not because you stumbled onto this tutorial. First of all, I am not related to the said screencasting app and I am in no way endor...

Android Development: Override the Device's Back button
on Apr 22, 2012 in java problem tip tutorial solution guide android When browsing a game's Options Menu and decided to not modify the current settings, you simply want to use your phone's Back button as, well, for going back to Main Menu. But sadly, this is not the default behavior of that Back button. When you try...

Android Development: Disable Screen Rotation
on Apr 20, 2012 in problem tip tutorial android By default, your app will run in Portrait mode.  And you might opt to keep it that way, but would also rotate to Landscape mode if the phone it handled sideways. To keep it in Portrait mode, open your AndroidManifest.xml then add the highlighte...

Jenkins: Setting up Email Notification using Yahoo SMTP
on Mar 24, 2012 in open source foss problem tip jenkins Free Software tutorial NOTE: This tutorial is for developers who are using Jenkins installed on their local server (with Internet Connectivity). So you want to setup Jenkin's Email Notification but you don't have email server? Assuming you have Yahoo Email account, that...

Jenkins: Setting up Email Notification using Google SMTP
on Mar 24, 2012 in open source foss problem tip jenkins Free Software tutorial This is just about the same as the earlier post about Setting up Jenkins' Email Notification using Yahoo SMTP, only now it's for Google SMTP. SMTP server - Default user e-mail suffix - Sender E-mail Address - Foobar CI <y...

How to Real-time Scan with Clamwin
on Jul 26, 2011 in open source foss tip Free Software windows Clamwin is a free and open source Anti-virus for Windows -- thus the suffix "win". This means that the community provides the developers tons and tons of possible virus infected files thus making Clamwin more efficient in tracking new virus than any...

GCC: G++ ifstream reads extra unwanted characters
on Mar 18, 2011 in open source c++ problem g++ mingw tutorial solution windows guide Been having trouble with GCC's G++ 4.5.2 with MinGW on Windows. I kept having unwanted characters from a file, which should not be present in the first place. Given that I have a hello.txt text file that contains, Hello World and Hello Universe wh...

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