Tag Archives: Programming

How to interact with a Git repository using graphical tools

Updated 2018-01-05. For many people starting out with Git, having a proper overview of what is actually going on during the interaction with the software sometimes proves difficult. Fortunately there are graphical tools available to make this easier. Unfortunately these tools often seem to be overlooked. To help remedy this, I decided to write the […]

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How to create a table of contents in WordPress without using plugins

Last updated 13-08-2019. For my cryptocurrency mining guide I wanted to create a table of contents. There are plenty of WordPress plugins available for this, but if you want to use plugins with WordPress as a blog host, you have to pay extra. Not particularly pleased with this, I set out to build my own […]

How to build and emulate for Universal Windows Platform with Unity 5.3

This procedure has been tested using Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 with Unity 5.3.1p2 and Visual Studio Community 2015 Version 14.0.24720.00 Update 1. Note: Although the Unity docs state that “Currently if you want to build for Universal Windows 10 Applications (a.k.a UWP), you have to do it on Windows 10.” (http://docs.unity3d.com/Manual/universal-windows-10-apps.html), building on Windows […]

How to get started with Cocos2d-x on Windows, targeting Android

I recently got the cross-platform framework Cocos2d-x up and running on my computer for some programming tasks. The installation process proved quite challenging however, mainly due to the great lack of documentation. Therefore I decided to publish some complementary information to the official documentation here. I hope it will help! The following process has been […]

Using JSON for communication between GWT and Django

Here is the final entry in my blog series about merging GWT and Django. It gives an example of how you can use JSON and JSNI for the communication between your GWT client and Django server. The example is from a Django/GWT social network webpage I constructed called StartMeUp. It uses a GET request in […]

How to deploy a Django page on the Apache HTTP Server on Windows

Note that you may need to make further configurations in addition to the ones below in order to make your server safe from hacking. The guide below only covers how to set up the server to get the basics going, and I only used it for testing. One specific example of issues to keep in […]

Installing MySQL, Python and Django on Windows

Here is the first part of my new and updated guide about merging GWT and Django. Enjoy! Note 1: If Eclipse gives you the message ”GWT SDK not installed” and the GWT project can’t be built, then right click on the GWT project’s folder in the Eclipse Package Explorer and choose ”Properties”->”Java Build Path”. Enter the […]

How to use GWT with Django

Updated 03-04-2013. Below is a description of how you make your GWT client code interact with the Django server code. It was tested using GWT 2.4 and Django 1.4.0. The short version Set up your Django project according to the instructions in the Django tutorial here: https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/1.4/intro/tutorial01/. Compile the GWT project. The project’s war folder […]