Introducing DevConf: A community organized conference for developers

  Coming up on the 8th March in Johannesburg is a new full day conference for all software developers and those interested in DevOps & databases known as DevConf. This conference is being run for the first time and has attracted over 40 speakers, including a number international speakers to spend the day sharing and…


Visual Studio Feature Walkthrough – Part 1

Abstract This is a series of posts that goes through the new features of Visual Studio. This specific post focuses on some of the new features of 2013. With 2015 coming soon and the CTP being available I will doing the same for 2015 once it is released. This first article covers the use of…


Generating Noise for applications

Abstract This article goes into depth around four different types of noise generation algorithms. We cover the implementation as well as performance information for Perlin, Simplex, Wavelet, and Worley noise. This is an analysis of the implementation and the pro’s and cons for each. Keywords: Noise, Simplex, Wavelet, Value, Worley, Perlin, texturing Introduction Noise is…