Welcome to my technical ramblings blog. My name is Adrian Scripcă, also known as benishor in online communities. I am located in România and my interests lay in demoscene, programming, game development, web development, electronics and ham radio.
A code retreat session was announced in iQuest, the company I code for, so I figured I should do my homework before attending.
Here's one question (a likely result of too much beer): suppose you survive the end of the world and you happen to run into a group of people (survivors) in the middle of a post-apocalyptic world. You naturally express your great desire to join the group (the more the merrier), and when you do you are faced with the following question: what skills do you think you possess that would benefit the group enough to make wasting existing resources on your sorry ass not a bad business? (remember, computers do not exist anymore -- EMP shockwaves )
Is your provider RDS and you can't seem to connect to Undernet network? Here's why and a way to fix it.
For quite some time, Notepad++ has become my favourite text editor. I wrote a small plugin to fit it even more with my coding habbits. If you want to switch to a certain window with a shortcut and/or open/switch to the corresponding source/header file for the current document, then this plugin might do what you want.
Fixing MPLab's error message "stack under flow error occured from instruction at 0x000000"
Did ever a socket accept() fail on you with the "Too many open files" error ? I know it happened for me so here's a short article about the things that helped me get rid of the problem.
Considering the fact I'm not growing any younger and start forgetting things, here's a very short hands on self reminder article about mysql join types.
A quick guide of installing apache web server, php and mysql on windows xp and making them work together. I've written this because I have recently become frustrated when installing a new machine and couldn't get this to work from the first try.
I recently had a problem related to a spybot. Whenever I changed graphics mode, I would get to see a popup captioned frmpop running in the background, rapidly changing a list of ad categories.
Here's how I got rid of it.
This article continues our endeavors in the circle/aabb collision detection world presenting an extremely fast ( if not the fastest ) method to detect them.