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Using MahApps To Improve My WPF Visuals

Using MahApps To Improve My WPF Visuals

After making my login helper, I realized that it looks pretty crappy. It may  have the behavior I want, but no one it going to look twice at an application that appears to have come from the Windows 98 era. I searched around for a solution, and decided to go with a Metro design. There are a ton of different frameworks for metro-like applications, however MahApps seemed like the best choice for me. The Setup: First things first, get the Nuget package…

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Logging Into Websites Programmatically

Logging Into Websites Programmatically

I recently started a new job providing low-level support for a startup food delivery company.  During my first couple weeks I noticed a small inconvenience that stemmed from the companies disorganized structure.  We have 1/2 a dozen tools and sites that we need to log into when our shift starts, each one requires you to type in your very lengthy company email and password. Now you may be thinking “wow, 6 logins, no big deal”, but think of it in terms of…

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Alcohol Assisted Coding

Alcohol Assisted Coding

(Image Courtesy of XKCD) I messaged my programming buddy the  other night about creating a server side API for the chat module I’m currently developing for our game. He replies back that he is fairly drunk and that he may or may not make any sense if we get into it. A heated discussion follows while we discuss how the implementation details of the API. Eventually we decided that there was a bit too much alcohol involved and we will pick this back up…

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Blog Started

Blog Started

Hello Friends, My name is Douglas Gaskell, I’m a novice programmer and game developer. I recently started learning programming and game development within Unity “officially” at the beginning of 2015, though I started dabbling in the fall of 2014. I’m an IT Tech by trade and am trying to work my way out of IT support and into a more creative and immersive field such as software/game development. Throughout this blog I’ll be documenting my programming and game development progress,…

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