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I'm about at the point where I feel like I've got my legs underneath me. Updates are coming a bit more regularly, and I actually have
some content to display. I'm looking to keep this positive trend rolling.

Mouse Button Tutorial  William Hawthorne - March 28th, 2012

I've got another tutorial up. Once again, it's for Haxe. This time I'm addressing standard buttons, and a useful way to abstract them out in Haxe for reusability, and flexibility. Buttons are the backbone of interactivity for touchscreens. With tablets and smartphones becoming such profitable... More >>

Keyboard Tutorial Is Up!  William Hawthorne - March 6th, 2012

After a few days of typing, I have completed my first on-line tutorial. It describes in-depth my efforts to add a keyboard management solution to my software. It even includes a fully functional HTML5 example near the end. If you are viewing the tutorial on an iOS device, you will most likely need... More >>

Keyboard Class  William Hawthorne - February 28th, 2012

Got a lot done in programming my game framework today. Working from Flixel as an example, I created several classes for keeping track of Keyboard states. The code does not translate directly from Actionscript 3 to HaXe. I had to use a Hash table, and the syntax for that is different in HaXe. There... More >>

Blog Creation Complete  William Hawthorne - February 27th, 2012

After about a week's worth of research and coding, I have a functional blog. Some of the PHP documentation I was referencing was a tad out-of-date, so I had to re-do the MySQL coding. But now I've got everything up and running to my satisfaction, with nice object-oriented code that will be easy for... More >>

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