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I came across this interesting problem on typeocaml.com web site: Given a unordered list of distinct natural numbers, find out the minimum natural number that is not in the list. For example, if the list is [8; 2; 3; 0; 12; 4; 1; 6], then 5 is the minimum natural number that is missing. O(n) […]

Android Development Tips

When you hit run, you get following message: [2009-04-25 01:00:24 – Emulator] emulator: ERROR: unknown virtual device name: ‘my_avd’ [2009-04-25 01:00:24 – Emulator] emulator: could not find virtual device named ‘my_avd’ Solution: Create a system variable called ANDROID_SDK_HOME and point it to users folder. Ex: C\Users\UserName\

Finally I could pack this up and second version is ready. This is a all-in-one solution for those who are tired or scared of downloading/compiling/fixing SDL and SDL libraries for Pocket PC. I have gathered some handy libraries into a VS2008 solution and all files you need are compiled without any pain. I also provide […]

The answer from Apple on why should I spend more on a Mac doesn’t make sense: When you compare the cost of a PC and factor in the additional software, memory, and other extras you have to buy to go along with it, the difference in price between a Mac and PC isn’t as great […]

Edit: This post is obselete now. Please see MySDL-02. This is a all-in-one solution for those who are tired or scared of downloading/compiling/fixing SDL and SDL libraries for Pocket PC. I have gathered some handy libraries into a VS2008 solution and all files you need are compiled without any pain. I also provide binaries too. […]

NOTE: Using VC2008 compiler, SDL and Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC SDK Project Configurations There is ONLY one configuration: Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC SDK (ARMV4I). I choose WM5 because PPC2003 is enough old and WM6 is too new-there are still many devices with WM5. Thus WM5.0 keeps a balance between portability and new technology. […]

Shadows and Shadow Mapping Shadows has remained as a big challenge for years in computer graphics. There are many ways to achieve “shadows”, some methods require special data structures and coding, and some has quality and speed falloffs.

SIGGRAPH 2005

SIGGRAPH, international conference on computer graphics and interactive technologies was held on 31 July-4August in Los Angeles Convention Center. That was really a great experience for me to face cutting-edge technologies and latest improvements all in one place. The conference was too dense and it was impossible to miss some precious seminers, that were simultaneously […]

I had the opportunity to present the components we have developed for IntelliCAD, a general purpose 3D drawing application, in IntelliCAD WorldMeeting 2005 – the Netherlands to professional CAD developers from all around the world. The components were picking entities by ray tracing, the raster module, the photo-realistic rendering module, CNC and some other components. […]

Hanoi Towers

This small graphical application will solve you the Tower of Hanoi problem for 31 pieces max, recursively, and at desired speed. Hanoi Towers-Win32 application (page) Hanoi Towers-Win32 application (direct link to file) Hanoi Towers-source