James Fator

Home Linux Server

23 November 2012

My dad and I set up a home server with Ubuntu. We’ve been using it for backups, printing, and even utilizing the disk drive. There are so many cool things that Linux servers allow you to do and we have just scratched the surface!

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Brute Force Interface for Two Player Games

23 November 2012

For my C++ class, we had to make a framework for a few 2 player games. My design basically turned out to be an interface class that is overridden by a child class that describes the various states and choices of a game and how to get from state to state by each choice. This quickly turned into a brute force solver which all you need to do is specify which state is a “good” state. A lot of hours were put into this, but it was well worth it! If anyone is interested, I have included the header file for the class.

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Time Tracking Program in C#

28 August 2012

I was approached by my co-worker today wondering if I could throw together a program that tracks how long a computer is being used for. I threw something together in C# fairly quickly that checks how long you’ve been on the computer and compiles it into an easily parse-able file to be used in data-bases and such. Fun experience.

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Rocket Simulator

20 August 2012

Java physics simulator I whipped up in a night. Ever since playing Happy Wheels, I’ve wanted a game where I could just fly around and this really is what I was looking for. I have tons of fun with small things like these. The “simulator” has the capacity for more objects (I created a rock and a bouncy ball as well) but I was really just trying to create the rocket here.

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