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David McMackins' Personal Plot of the Interwebs

This is my personal project. It's mostly for storing personal files and sharing anecdotes about what's going on in my life.


Decoding PowerPaint's custom image format (August 20, 2016)

I've been playing with FreeDOS for a little while now, and I installed a little paint program from the 90s on it. One image just belonged on the Internet, so I decided to convert it to an image format used by today's image-viewing software.


Retro awesomeness (June 8, 2016)

I've been writing a standard C library for the Nintendo Game Boy system over at Delwink, and now I've got a working Pong prototype game. It still needs some more features yet to be added to the library, but it's a playable game! Check it out on GitHub, or clone https://github.com/2mac/gbpong.git.

Fun for hackers (May 28, 2015)

I made a new program in response to a challenge, and it has turned out to be a useful learning tool. See it on GitHub, or clone https://github.com/2mac/ttt.git using Git to check it out. Be sure to first read the README file before getting started.

Learn Python with me! (April 28, 2015)

I've started a series on learning Python!

Check it out...

The results are in: we need more freedom (April 12, 2015)