A bookmarklet that creates strong passwords that can safely be used from any browser on any system without accessing the internet. The bookmarklet is generated with presets and seeds making it unique for every user.
As a freelancer it’s always a challenge to find the right tools for the job. No collective knowledge base of colleagues you can quickly pop a question to. On the other hand, being a freelancer also gives you the unique opportunity to have a peek in the kitchen of various companies. And I’m always curious as to what tools are used, not only software or IDE’s but also frameworks, libraries etc…
So when developing I tend to use it for lots of stuff: quick login into a secure part, automatically fill forms with random data, altering data I get from some site… I even used it to load and initialize the level editor for a game I recently built.
Objects with multiple properties with each their own variable can get a bit messy. Here’s a nice solution to store multiple properties in a single variable.
Creating a tileable image in Photoshop is easy; crop an image, take the cropped right and bottom and stick it left and top with a fade. But creating proper tileable noise maps is a bit trickier to get your head around if you want to do it right.
Recently I migrated TinySort from Google Code to Github. I’m a real Git noob so I expected a full history migration to be a real pain in the ass. Plus I also wanted to move both the open and closed issues (since they correspond to the regression tests). Luckily it turned out to be a lot easier than I anticipated.