Ashley's blog

Wider technology issues from Ashley's perspective.

Subscribe

Get emailed when there are new posts!

Popular Posts

Most Read

Authors

Users who have written for this blog.

Share

Enjoy this blog? Share with your contacts!

Share now

Report this Blog
1 Favourites
This is the second blog in a series about the code in Construct that renders effects, called the effect compositor . In case you m... Read more
  • Posted
  • ~7-11 mins read time
  • 766 visits
  • 3 comments
2 Favourites
One of the cool things you can do in Construct is add multiple effects to an object. For example you can add a Warp effect to dist... Read more
  • Posted
  • ~8-13 mins read time
  • 1,066 visits
  • 8 comments
3 Favourites
Shortly after finishing the expression-to-JavaScript compiler , I realised a couple of the performance tricks we used there could... Read more
  • Posted
  • ~7-11 mins read time
  • 908 visits
  • 12 comments
1 Favourites
It's annoying when web pages unexpectedly blare out audio, so I can understand why Chrome 66 changes when web pages can autoplay a... Read more
  • Posted
  • ~6-10 mins read time
  • 3,766 visits
  • 6 comments
0 Favourites
We've long blogged about media codecs (the formats that audio and video are stored in) on the web. Two of our first five ever blog... Read more
  • Posted
  • ~3-4 mins read time
  • 1,279 visits
  • 0 comments
1 Favourites
Recently we received a bug report of a mysterious collision issue that only happened at certain positions. It turned out to be a s... Read more
  • Posted
  • ~8-14 mins read time
  • 1,151 visits
  • 5 comments
1 Favourites
When something goes wrong in technology, knowing who to blame is a surprisingly difficult problem. Despite having dealt with thous... Read more
  • Posted
  • ~12-20 mins read time
  • 937 visits
  • 14 comments
0 Favourites
Web Workers allow a page to create multiple JavaScript contexts which run in parallel to each other. This is great for performanc... Read more
  • Posted
  • ~5-9 mins read time
  • 728 visits
0 Favourites
It seems to be becoming a kind of tradition that at the end of the year I write up a brief summary of the developments in web tech... Read more
  • Posted
  • ~5-9 mins read time
  • 256 visits
0 Favourites
I had heard that Construct 3 works on an Asus Tinker Board — a single-board computer like a Raspberry Pi, but with better ha... Read more
  • Posted
  • ~4-7 mins read time
  • 826 visits