Game Jam 2019 Recap

So this year was my first game jam! First off, thanks to Pipeworks for providing the venue! This was a great spot to do the event and I’m looking forward to future jams! The event gathered 50+ developers ranging in skills between programming, audio, graphics and system design.  Participants registered and received a name badge […]

First View Flutter – Quest for Hello World

Flutter is a new cross platform language allowing you to release IOS/Android apps. I hit up the download page at https://flutter.io/docs/get-started/install/windows and downloaded the flutter_windows_v1.0.0-stable.zip. I moved it to C:\flutter Ran “flutter_console.bat” as Administrator Ran “flutter doctor” and it looks like i was missing some things. So first I decided to add flutter into my […]

LXD and Maya: Adventures in Containerization

I’m sure there are quite a few people out there who are in the same boat I am — You need to run Maya on Linux, but Autodesk only supports RHEL and Centos. For those of us who are running those distros, this is not an issue. For the rest of us, it’s a big […]

.Net Core on Linux

Host ASP.NET Core on Linux with Apache Server Config # install apache / bind yum install bind httpd # create link to Maria DB Repository vi /etc/yum.repos.d/MariaDB.repo #paste this in [mariadb] name = MariaDB baseurl = http://yum.mariadb.org/10.1/centos7-amd64 gpgkey=https://yum.mariadb.org/RPM-GPG-KEY-MariaDB gpgcheck=1 #install it yum install mariadb #add .net core feed rpm -Uvh https://packages.microsoft.com/config/rhel/7/packages-microsoft-prod.rpm #update all existing packages […]

C# Xunit Mocking Db Context (For Testing)

So in my App I use Repositories like. public class CommentRepository { AppDBContext context; public List Comments { get { return this.context.Comments.ToList(); } } public CommentRepository(AppDBContext context) { this.context = context; } } The AppDbContext inherits DbContext (part of Entity Framework). Then in the startup.cs in the ConfigureServices method I add services.AddDbContext(options => options.UseSqlServer(Configuration[“ConnectionStrings:Local”])); Ok […]