Matt Greer

JavaScript Promises ... In Wicked Detail

09. February 2014

I’ve been using promises in my JavaScript code for a while now. They can be a little brain bending at first. I now use them pretty effectively, but when it came down to it, I didn’t fully understand how they work. This article is my resolution to that. If you stick around until the end, you should understand promises well too.

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CoffeeScript's Time is Waning For Me

12. January 2014

CoffeeScript was a welcome addition when it first arrived. Nowadays though, I am finding its benefits are decreasing, and its drawbacks are increasing. I plan to no longer use CoffeeScript in my future projects, here is why.

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Dynamic Lighting and Shadows in my 2d Game

17. October 2012

I’m working on a stealth action game where shadows will play a big role in the gameplay. Using WebGL shaders, I implemented dynamic lighting and shadows. This post is the blog post I wish existed before I started :) Gritty details on how I implemented these below…

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Still Waking up at 5am to Code?

27. August 2012

Back in January I posted an article about waking up at 5am to code. It seemed to really strike a chord with a lot of people. Lately I’ve been getting a handful of emails asking me if I still do this and where I’m at with it now. So I thought I’d post a quick follow up.

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