About the CobrasI'm a C, C++, Objective C and PHP programmer. I develop various things for PCs, Macs and the iOS platforms. On and off I'm developing an iPhone game which I expect I shall never finish. I feature progress reports on how far I am from completing it in this blog along with me rattling on about learning French and any other junk I need to get off my chest. I shouldn't really need to say it in this day and age, but obviously, the opinions here are mine and not those of anyone who pays me... unless I've been bribed, in which case, all bets are off. There's more here.
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Tag Archives: snake
The Incredible Adventures of Rattles McCoil
Imagine this scenario. You are sitting in front of the TV watching the Spongebob Squarepants movie1 and you’re a little peckish. In fact, what you could really, really do with for that authentic movie experience is some popcorn. No problem! … Continue reading
Posted in Software development Tagged adventure game, cobra art, Rattles McCoils, schedules, slow progress, snake, specifications, Spongebob Squarepants 8 Comments
What does this button do?
“The only ‘intuitive’ interface is the nipple. After that, it’s all learned.” Well, restring my guitar, this is interesting in a “come back and haunt you” sort of way. The gist of the article is a bloke from Samsung saying … Continue reading
Posted in Rants Tagged armchair general, Captain Rattles McCoils, cobra art, rants, snake, user interface 3 Comments
The youth of today
Iremember when I was a youth of today. Then, today becomes yesterday, then yesterday becomes the 80s and the 90s and with a radio retune to BBC Radio 4, I find that the only rocking drugs I am doing are … Continue reading
Posted in Miscellaneous rubbish Tagged boobs, cobra art, getting old, grey hairs, pointless observation, snake 3 Comments
Fire sale: everything must go!
“Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows.”— Robert G. Ingersoll Politics is a very difficult subject to have an opinion on: if we all agreed, we would all live in peace and harmony. Regrettably, it has been … Continue reading
Posted in Miscellaneous rubbish, Rants Tagged braiiiiins, cobra art, education, ill-informed opinion, long post is long, rants, snake 2 Comments
I am going to go to space
But probably not in person, if I am perfectly honest. However, starting my own space program and launching the odd satellite or two, well, that is a different matter. A while back, I learnt about the N-Prize. This is a … Continue reading
The Welcome Snake Welcomes you!
Yey! It’s the welcome snake! And he says “Hello (rattlerattlerattle)”. You can chalk art up on the substantial list of things that I can’t do – still, it’s the thought that counts and welcome snake looks pretty cheerful and non-poisonous. … Continue reading
Posted in My iPhone game Tagged endless task, iPhone, snake 1 Comment