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C# Tutorials (C#) The C# tutorials provide an overview of the basics of the language and identify important language features. Each tutorial includes one or more sample programs. The tutorials discuss the sample code plus provide additional background information. They also link to the corresponding sample abstract topics, where you can download and run the sample programs. See Also Platform: Under the Hood (Part 2) This post is the second in a series of articles that will be devoted to explaining the Ushahidi Platform at a technical level for programmers and deployers. In the last blog post, we explored how the architecture of the Ushahidi Platform is radically changing from v2 to v3. In this post, I will detail the different types of objects that make up the new architecture and what their role is within the system. If we refer back to the diagram that illustrates the Clean Architecture, the very center is consists of the Entities, followed by the Use Cases layer, and then the layer of Gateways, Controllers, and Presenters.
How To Make a Tile-Based Game with Cocos2D This post is also available in: Japanese If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed or follow me on Twitter. Thanks for visiting! Update 1/17/2013 Fully updated for Cocos2D 2.1 rc0, Tiled 0.9.0 (released Feb 2013), Xcode 4.6, and ARC. (original post by Ray Wenderlich, update by Charlie Fulton). Mmm, tasty melons! Students create an account and verify your student status Individual Account Sign-up and have access to software programs immediately and at no cost. download software from the student catalog at no cost DreamSpark gives you the software and resources to learn, and get a head start in school or in your future career, all at no cost. Download what you need and have fun by creating applications, games and designs like you never could before.
Lost Garden Not all emotions are created equal. Consider: It is a distinctly different thing to feel sad while reading about a dying mother than to actually feel sad because your mother is dying. The former is a shadowy reflection that we intuitively understand is not immediately threatening. The later is raw, primary and life changing. I've yet to see existing terminology for this phenomena, so at the risk of stepping on existing toes, let's use the following labels. Shadow emotions: The emotions we feel when partaking in narratives, art and other safely evocative stimuliPrimary emotions: The emotions we feel when we are in a situation with real perceived consequences. Top 15 Stunning CSS3 Animation Effects Computer animation is a part of computer graphics and is in wild use today using which you can create moving objects and images using your PC. CSS 3 animations are used to push the HTML5 applications to a better level. Without seeking any kind of help from professional developers, the web designers can create beautiful and stunning animations using CSS3 animations.
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