For the macOS-able people suffering under the unfortunate SourceTree “upgrade” history: Fork!
Free in beta - assuming evil monetisation once it has ensnared enough of us.
Not fully featured yet, certain teething annoyances - like no option to show text output of commands (so progress of un-integrated features like LFS is pure guesswork).
No windows build out, but one is planned (supposedly, possibly, maybe - here why don’t you let us spam your email?).
Oh, Disqus got acquired by a “create, maintain and monetize customers, using people-based, precision marketing to provide customers with enhanced multi-channel marketing solutions to help them manage the full customer life-cycle” company. Brilliant! /me goes and removes Disqus integration from the blog ;)
Life Is Strange is out on iOS:
There is a special place in hell for those who define default generic build settings different between debug and release.
For when you find yourself building a Cocoa Touch Framework:
Regardless of your build target, by default you’ll always get x86_64 output on Debug and the expected ARM output on Release.
Google collects Android users’ locations even when location services are disabled
#tools: Ah and since 08 I’ve built and maintained Behave: Visual AI designer (BT, Utility, Blackboard), compiler, and runtime remote debugger.
Initially #unity3d specific - later engine agnostic with multiple compilers and standalone IDE.
Lots of discussion topics in there like:
- Lockless high-throughout multithreading because OMG user code interface + network streaming of state & events
#tools: Latest (maddest?) tooling I did was post-processing our .net assemblies, rewriting stuff. Because fuck convention - this is OUR code, right? ;)
#bookshelf? I’m terrible at opening analogue books, but when I do it is usually Essential Mathematics For Games & Interactive Applications (Van Verth).
I also really enjoyed The Writers Journey (Vogler).
By far my greatest source of nonfiction reading is a ton of articles and whitepapers on my Instapaper account.
Highest traffic reading is sci-fi from iBooks and stuff from ComiXology.
The joys of a mid-air engine upgrade... #ThisIsFine