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Using Youtube Thumbnails on your Websites

I seem to find myself working with Youtubes thumbnail images quite a lot (for instance on Miniclips videos section) – and I am always having to go searching for the parameters to use to generate those thumbnail images. So I […] The post Using Youtube Thumbnails on your Websites appeared first on Binary Moon. For […]

How to Get Started With WordPress Theme Development

I was asked recently how to get into WordPress themeing and so I thought I would answer publicly. Perhaps my thoughts can help others. When I first started using WordPress things were much simpler. The default theme was an index.php […] The post How to Get Started With WordPress Theme Development appeared first on Binary […]

Watchdogs Story Trailer

Watchdogs is a new game coming from Ubisoft. I’ve been a fan of them for ages – Beyond Good and Evil is one of the best games ever, and more recently Splinter Cell, Prince of Persia and Assassins Creed have been great franchises. However, in my opinion, the first game in each series is the […]

Hive – WiFi Thermostat Review

I’m really intrigued by the concept of the smart home. Making everything wireless and controllable by some sort of app on my smartphone would be great. Being that it’s winter and has been rather cold and wet in the south west of England – sorting out my home’s heating is quite important to me. As […]

Fixing CSS Transitions in Google Chrome

I had a weird problem yesterday where I had applied a css transition to an element that was fading from opacity:0.1 to opacity:1 – and along the way it seemed to change in jump in size or position. The reason for the change in size is that the element had a percentage width and so wasn’t […]

Blobcat Game: Post Holiday Update

So – it’s now after the holidays and I’m back at work. And I’m pleased to say I was able to do some good work on Blobcat over the break. Some of the highlights include: adding animations and eye movements to the Blobcat. In my opinion this has made a big difference to how he […]

Blobcat – a Game in a Day

So – over a year ago (Easter 2012) I tried to make an iPhone game in a day. I didn’t finish. But over the last year since I have been dabbling on and off with the game trying to actually finish it. I’ve been slowly working on different elements and it’s starting to come together. […]