November 2014

All I Wanted To Do Was Post Some Robocode

  • Posted on: 20 November 2014
  • By: davis

It started with a simple urge.

I just wanted to show some friends a simple ramming bot that I had worked on for Robocode. That's it.

So I started a post, and pasted my code in. Now to format it.. oh. It doesn't format by default with highlighting or any sort of markup. That's okay, I'll just hop over to Google and figure this out.

A Basic Ram Robot In Robocode

  • Posted on: 20 November 2014
  • By: davis

Hi, this is my basic ramming bot. I hope it gives you some ideas regarding moving, firing, and following other bots. This bot is not very intelligent, it loses about 70% of the time to my advanced targeting robot.

However, it is useful and instructive to run this bot against something you're developing, as it is good at exposing big movement weaknesses - this bot will win if you let it follow you around the map!

SEO-Friendly Title Stylesheet

  • Posted on: 14 November 2014
  • By: davis

Titles are the first thing your reader sees. If you're in the email marketing business, your title will be the first point of failure for a campaign - a bad title doesn't get clicked. It doesn't matter how good your content is if a user is not compelled to click your links!

So how do we write good titles?

Creating A New Article With Solodev

  • Posted on: 3 November 2014
  • By: davis

This article will teach you to create and publish a post in Solodev. 

1.) Head to the Solodev website and log in with your credentials. You should be greeted with a pane similar to this one: 

2.) Expand the "Data Center" directory and then "Articles." Click on the Articles link (with the red/green box).

3.) Click "Add Entry" This will take you to a typical WYSIWYG text editor.