Category Archives: Applications

Faerie’s Journey – part 7

In which George puts together the beginnings of a rendering system, trying to leave his bad Open GL habits behind him. Bad Habits It’s true.  I have been known to write bad Open GL code.  By bad I mean simple, immediate mode code.  I learnt GL programming on SGI machines that cost a fortune and […]

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Faerie’s Journey – part 6

In which George is welcomed back into the fold after a long time in the blogging wilderness… iDevBlogADay First off, it’s nice to be back and contributing to iDevBlogADay.  When Miguel first kicked this off I don’t think anyone ever expected it to be as successful as it has been.  So a big thank you […]

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Faerie’s Journey – part 5

In which George tries something new, is impressed, but still insists on doing things the old fashioned way… OpenGL 2.0 – An apology OK, let’s get this out of the way.  I haven’t got very far with the shader / GL v2.0 side of things.  However I have been busy.  My current day job is […]

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Faerie’s Journey – part 4

In which George gets called a lazy git and discovers himself in a deep hole, holding a shovel and wondering how he ended up in this trap again… Analysis Paralysis I don’t know if that’s a well known phrase or if I just made it up, but it perfectly captures what happened to me over […]

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Faerie’s Journey – part 3

In which George shows off some really ugly screens, ponders OpenGL and answers an important question… Screens! I mentioned in a previous post that one of the first things I like to do when starting a new project is get the basic flow from screen to screen sorted out.  First off, I looked around at […]

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Faerie’s Journey – part 2

In which George lays out his initial project structure with the best of intentions, knowing full well that it’ll get all messy one way or another… Every journey begins with a single step… Yes I have been working on Faerie on and off for a while now, but this week marks the writing of the […]

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Acorn Money v1.1 released

We’re happy to announce that a new update to Acorn Money has just hit the App Store.  And to celebrate, we’re giving away copies of Acorn Money to the first five people to get in touch.  See below for details. Along with a few minor bug fixes, the major update has been the addition of […]

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Faerie’s Journey – part 1

A beginning is a very delicate time. Know then that it is the year 2011.  The mobile space is ruled by the App Store.  In this time, the most precious substance in the Appverse is a successfully implemented game idea.  A successful App extends the Indie lifestyle.  A successful App expands possibilities and opens doors. […]

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A Tough Question…

The question comes in a moment, but first a little bit of background… So, the hard work’s been done.  Acorn Money is on the App store.  As a utility app, we felt that a soft launch was a viable option – people are always going to need to track their spending.  Also, it coincided without […]

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Acorn Money is released into the wild!

Acorn Money, our new App, is now out in the App store (iTunes link).  It’s a Universal App, which means it works across the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.  We’re already getting great feed back from people who have purchased it, and have plenty of plans for future updates.  Acorn Money is an App that’s […]

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