Logging Pitfall: Let’s just log everything! What could go wrong?


So last week I overheard one of our developers' discussion with the account manager who happens to be a tech person as well. They were talking about errors encountered by a client's website written in Python Django. The developer reported that the site just began crashing whenever this or that script starts to write things … Continue reading Logging Pitfall: Let’s just log everything! What could go wrong?

Some Realizations for a Beginner in the Philippine IT Industry


For the first time, I was invited to do some tech talk and it was in Adamson University. The event was part of the course on IT Issues taken by Computer Science students. It was quite on short notice and we came there rather unprepared and clueless of things. I was able to write down … Continue reading Some Realizations for a Beginner in the Philippine IT Industry

Cringeworthy Codes and Changing Standards


So I was on a bus last night and didn't want to spend the time sleeping. I typed these on my phone. I believe that all programmers at some point in their lives have written codes that were rather crude; an obvious understatement. No, they were awful. I could still recall my first few programming … Continue reading Cringeworthy Codes and Changing Standards

Advanced Sprite Animation Using Pygame in Python2.7


Update 22 Aug 2020: Fixed the link to the source code. you can download the codes for this tutorial here. it has been quite a long while since i last posted a tutorial. fortunately i was able to come up with another one despite the busy schedule. and to continue from what we've left here, … Continue reading Advanced Sprite Animation Using Pygame in Python2.7

when a program throws an exception, the problem is not always in the code


it has been quite awhile since i last posted something. well although i could say that a number of things came up, i cannot say that they ate most of my time so as to prevent me from posting anything. truth is i could have posted a few lines but held myself back at the … Continue reading when a program throws an exception, the problem is not always in the code

rendering background image using PyGame in Python 2.7


Update 21 Aug 2020: Fixed linked to sour code. it has been quite a while since i last posted anything regarding my endeavors in game programming. the past weeks have been quite busy for i was working on the backend of another mobile application. anyway, i was able to continue studying python this weekend and … Continue reading rendering background image using PyGame in Python 2.7

Simple Sprite Animation in Python 2.7


the codes for this simple animation can be downloaded here. last time i posted my sample of the snake game written in Python 2.7 using PyGame. like what i already said it was supposed to be a part of my self training on python game programming and it went pretty well. i have one comment … Continue reading Simple Sprite Animation in Python 2.7