‹ olav.it

Reading Books

If you'd asked me a year ago, what the last book I read was, I wouldn't be able to tell you. I pretty much didn't read books, back then. I was pretty good at RTFM, but books? Expensive, and they quickly get out of date. What changed?

A Djangonaut's Experience With .NET MVC

Django has been my web framework of choice, ever since I switched from PHP many years ago. This semester I've been taking a web programming course, where we had to use .NET MVC, so I thought I'd share some of my thoughts on it, and how it compares to Django.

Video Editing in Linux in 2016

The last time I edited a video in Linux must have been five years ago, and I remember not exactly having a great time. This weekend I had to edit a screencast/demo video for a university project. Has the situation improved?

Hacking an ESCAM IP Camera

My father recently got an ESCAM ip camera that he bought on Ebay. Having heard bad things about the security of these cameras before, I wanted to have a look at this one for myself.

Ludum Dare 35

Ludum Dare took place this weekend, for the 35th time. This was my third Ludum Dare, and I'm quite pleased with how it turned out.

Ludum Dare 34

I finally got a chance to participate in the LudumDare game jam again this weekend. Last time was over a year ago. The themes this time were "two button controls" and "growing". In other words, you were free to choose either, or incorporate both into your game.

The most interesting channels on YouTube

I use YouTube almost every day, and subscribe to a lot of channels. Over the years, I've collected a list of my favorite channels. They're mostly science, history or trivia related channels. As you can imagine, I love learning new things, even if just scratching the surface of a topic.

2 / 3