February 25, 2014

Playing with Sprite Builder

The new cocos2d v3 and Sprite Builder release is a compelling new way to build cross platform (iOS + Android) games.  I’ve been playing with it […]
February 23, 2014

Homemade pho

February 18, 2014


We’re not big bread eaters in my house.  Long ago I discovered that eating a loaf of bread would cause me to break out with pimples […]
February 12, 2014

Lessons From Flappy Bird’s Success

Much has been said in recent weeks about the conundrum that is Flappy Bird and how it could have possibly become the #1 Free app on […]
February 11, 2014

Game Designing

My current side project is a match 3 game like Candy Crush Saga.  They are super addictive games that work great on mobile because they are […]
February 4, 2014


Many years ago when I was younger I had a clarity of thought and an ability to focus for a very long time without distraction.  These […]
February 4, 2014

Meditation For Programmers

Programmers have one of the most intensive intellectual jobs.  It requires great focus and concentration to write software productively. If you measure the productivity of a […]
January 28, 2014

Ada is growing

Hard to believe that Ada is 3 1/2 months old already.  She has been growing quickly. We started taking her swimming at the YMCA.  They do […]
January 28, 2014

Candy Crush Game Analysis

Candy Crush Saga from King has been dominating the top grossing charts for a very long time now.  The game mechanic itself is not new or […]