reminderblog:

velartrill:

so i’m still alive.

i had sort of an epic fit of productivity yesterday and wound up pulling an all-nighter to work on a project. it’s a compiler for a sort of basic interactive fiction that takes a simple format based on s-expressions and turns them into pretty interactive stories like this.

it’s called nitasema (Swahili: “I will speak”), and it’s sort of an alternative to Twine that doesn’t involve mountains of js and freakish html and is much faster - its compiled files are tiny and the compiler has no dependencies (apart from libc/libstdc++), so there’s no fucking around with python or the unclean one node.js necessary, and the html files it produces should run on almost any browser. the downside is it’s currently text-only with no gui, but i’m working on writing one on the JVM so there’ll be a hassle-free cross-platform gui. we’ll see if i manage to pull that off before i inevitably crash again.

there aren’t any binary releases rn so you have to compile it from source (although this is actually very easy, no makefiles involved), but if you’re interested and don’t know how to compile software, shoot me an ask and tell me your OS and i’ll try to get a release done.

it’s far from complete but completely usable, which may be a first for any project i’ve ever worked on. suggestions/questions/bug reports/contributors on BitBucket welcome. also if anybody uses this for a project i’d be super interested to see what you write!

i wish i could have that kind of energy more often.

edit: if you use this, PLEASE tell me - i’m not likely to maintain it if i don’t know it has users.

(Reblogged from velartrill)

cecaeliar:

haha drag is so fun we totally don’t understand what it does to your mental health to see cis men dress up as a parody of you and then be more accepted than you are.

(Source: vehicons)

(Reblogged from arjache)

get on it, tumblr

  • me: fun fact, a core component of the web browser/javascript interface is known as the Document Object Model
  • me: or
  • me: The DOM
  • lanoyalandfall: PFT
  • me: there's also an operating system known as BSD which i frequently misread in exactly the way you'd expect
  • lanoyalandfall: of course
  • lanoyalandfall: theres uh
  • lanoyalandfall: DOMinos?
  • lanoyalandfall: and SUBway
  • me: ...i want slashfic and fanart right this fucking minute
  • lanoyalandfall: goddamnit
  • me: tumblr, get on it
(Reblogged from elontid)

so i’m still alive.

i had sort of an epic fit of productivity yesterday and wound up pulling an all-nighter to work on a project. it’s a compiler for a sort of basic interactive fiction that takes a simple format based on s-expressions and turns them into pretty interactive stories like this.

it’s called nitasema (Swahili: “I will speak”), and it’s sort of an alternative to Twine that doesn’t involve mountains of js and freakish html and is much faster - its compiled files are tiny and the compiler has no dependencies (apart from libc/libstdc++), so there’s no fucking around with python or the unclean one node.js necessary, and the html files it produces should run on almost any browser. the downside is it’s currently text-only with no gui, but i’m working on writing one on the JVM so there’ll be a hassle-free cross-platform gui. we’ll see if i manage to pull that off before i inevitably crash again.

there aren’t any binary releases rn so you have to compile it from source (although this is actually very easy, no makefiles involved), but if you’re interested and don’t know how to compile software, shoot me an ask and tell me your OS and i’ll try to get a release done.

it’s far from complete but completely usable, which may be a first for any project i’ve ever worked on. suggestions/questions/bug reports/contributors on BitBucket welcome. also if anybody uses this for a project i’d be super interested to see what you write!

i wish i could have that kind of energy more often.

edit: if you use this, PLEASE tell me - i’m not likely to maintain it if i don’t know it has users.