Making a Facebook app…

Little to report right now, but basically I’ve started working on a Facebook app to improve my CSS and Javascript/AJAX skills. Right now, it’s still in the early stages and I have nothing to show yet, but I just have to say it looks pretty awesome and clean (like part of Facebook). Smooth ajax transactions, clean UI, and extreme ease of use are my goals. More to report later.

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Project Josh announced!

My first Java project. In short, my goal is to map EVERY native Windows console function listed here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms682073(VS.85).aspx to Java via a C++ DLL, JNI, and Java. So far, what I have done is: text color/highlight and title. I’ll work on this until I find something better to work on. You can follow development progress via Twitter: https://twitter.com/projectjosh and the source & binary will be released as soon as I can get a stable beta with at least half the functions.

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Goodbye Habbo!

I love Habbo and I love retros, but again, it was always “legal unless you got caught”. Well, I got caught, and it wasn’t fun. My advice (although I doubt anyone would take it) is to stop also BEFORE you get caught. Don’t think “ah, there’s 1000 other retros, nobody is going to bother about me”. Making retros was a great experience for me and I learned alot from it, but I guess it’s best for myself if I stop. I’ll move to coding more legal stuff. Maybe a hotel from scratch (client,server,site), or maybe I’ll start making iPhone apps. I don’t know. Retros have been sucking my time away anyways, so, although it was sad, it is a load off of me now.

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