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Bulk-renaming files

I recently found myself needing to rename around 100 files. The reason was that I had saved a series of video fragments from the middle of a much larger streaming video – so the fragment number of each filename was a sequence that started from about 1000, whereas… 209 more words

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Useful Software to get you started

Here is a list of software which I believe would be useful to help you get started with developing your first game.

Blender is a… 127 more words

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Autodesk Tinkercad online 3d editor

Another useful little thing from Autodesk. Tinkercad.  A free online solids 3d modelling application.

Unlike many other free applications, it does allow downloading your model in a format you can actually use for something.  Which is great.


Autodesk Pixlr online image editor

Nearly perfect online image editor Autodesk Pixlr . For those cases when you don’t have any software installed to do the task.


Git, GitHub, and RStudio - Part 3: Remote repositories

The last post covered details on how to install Git.

In this post we will introduce GitHub and show how to use RStudio together with Git and GitHub. 1,667 more words


Git, GitHub, and RStudio - Part 2: Installing Git

In the last post we gave a brief overview of the benefits of Version Control software, and provided a short description of some of the different software packages that are available.   2,572 more words


Git, GitHub, and RStudio - Part 1: Version Control

At the first MURUG meeting of 2015, Ellen gave a great presentation on the many virtues of using the version control and code sharing software packages: Git and GitHub. 1,145 more words