Martin Helmut Fieber



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Looking back at 2022 — projects I did, things I learned, books I've read, and games I loved. Also looking at a hopefully amazing 2023.

Cassette Futurism

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On the left is a Syd Mead drawing, a warm orange interior with beige colors forms a room with hard lines and technical gear in the background. On the right a closeup of the movie Alien, showing fingers typing on a keyboard.

A technological aesthetic reminiscent of late 1960s to early 1980s tech (regardless of the real time setting of the media) as codified by early microcomputers …

—TV Tropes, Cassette Futurism

Feed at its best

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Web feeds are awesome — getting the content I like directly form the source. This is how I add a feed to my website, including how to style it with XSLT.

Website style guide

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This post will showcase all available website components, how they are defined with CSS and HTML, and finally used to create this website. Also, a bit about what I thought creating them.

Goodbye snake, I go to the moon

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Showing the Visual Studio Code editor with an open Lua test file in the middle and the project setup with different files on the left.

Being more and more frustrated with Python, Lua became my go-to alternative for scripts, tools and application extensions. This article will show how I set up and use Lua.

GUI Development with C++, SDL2, and Dear ImGui

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The final application that will be built in this post.

Always being overwhelmed creating GUI applications in C++, I finally found a way that works pretty well for me. That opinionated way will be shown in this post.

I started learning 3D

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Two examples of my Blender studies with light, simple forms and colors.

Going through many tutorials and creating some small experiments on my own, I started learning 3D with Blender, and I'm in love with it.

My blog

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What to expect here? Development related articles and projects, 3D, games, keyboards, or whatever I want to try out next.