Category Archives: Programming

Falling Paper! A 3D DirectX Game

I have uploaded a game I developed with a friend a few years ago. It was created in C++, using the DirectX framework. I’ve added the code and an executable to play the game with. The game is very simple, but pretty challenging. How high a score can you get?

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Using a gradient background on a website that fades out

It took me a while to figure out how to get a gradient background to look exactly like I wanted. While the simplest solution is to use a repeated background to create a gradient effect, I wanted it to fade out at the bottom. If you look at this site, there is only a gradient at the top of the page. As the page gets longer, the background is a constant colour. Somehow I needed to have two different backgrounds, both working at the same time. It took a lot of digging but I finally found a solution, which I’ll post here.  Continue reading

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