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Passing a ctypes array of struct from Python to .dll

I’m working on a small project that requires interfacing Python to a C .dll. I’ve never had to pass an array of structures by reference before with ctypes, so here’s a quick sanity check I did to make sure I … Continue reading

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Brief Example of Calling .dll Functions in C#

I don’t like C#, but the free version of Visual Studio only lets you use the interface builder in C#/.net programs, so here we are. My goal was to cheat and write the interesting parts of the program in C/C++, … Continue reading

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Summer Plans

My involvement with Mojo Frankenstein is taking up all my hobby energy lately. We’ve been at it for about a year now and have gigs booked on over half the weekends through the summer (and growing). I’ve been doing just … Continue reading

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FlightGear panic button with an Arduino

I like flight simulators, but I’m not very good at them. What I need is a panic button that puts me at a safe altitude for recovery. Fortunately the flight simulator I’m playing right now, FlightGear, has a way to … Continue reading

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How to revive a dead character in Baldur’s Gate:EE

This took me forever to figure out. Xzar died on me early in the game and I couldn’t figure out how to revive him at a temple (which is what a few Internet sources said to do). You must go … Continue reading

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Mountain Lion review, and I’m busy

Here’s my OS X Mountain Lion review, in brief bullets: Makes my Macbook Pro (early 2011) HOT, even when not much is running. Messages doesn’t pick up on iMessages sent to my phone number, only to my email address. Getting … Continue reading

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I haven’t been spending time on my hobbies the past few weeks. Work obligations, plus a brief vacation and family in town has taken up all of my free time. In situations like this I go into a passive “soak … Continue reading

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