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Vindinium

I was recently lurking through the Programming Subreddit, and I came across a post about a game called, "Vindinium."

What Is Vindinium?

Vindinium is an AI competition.  Its a game that is played exclusively by bots.  You could create a bot that takes input from a human player, but the ...



Getting Reacquainted with PHP

By day, I'm a Java developer.  Back when I was a systems administrator and a college student, I used PHP quite a bit.  It was my scripting language; my glue; my web platform.  I even have some PHP source published (Github, BitBucket).  When I started with PHP, I wasn ...


Trying out Chololatey

I recently started working on a project that has me working with Windows (eww, I know, forgive me).  I opted to run this environment in a VM so that I don't have to pollute my gaming rig with all kinds of tools, patches, bit-rot, etc.  So, after firing up ...