Programmer based in London: into the cutting-edge of tech, the history of computing, science fiction, VR, game development. Solving problems with simple design and clean code.
Abbreviation: hypertext markup language A file format for text documents. As you use the web, your browser downloads content in this format, interprets it, and presents you with a web page. What’s hypertext? Basically, text with links to other text.As can be seen by opening it in a text editor, the HTML of a page…
Converting Kindle books to EPUB format
…is not easy. But it’s possible. At least, at the time of writing, and the handful of ebooks I tried so far. There are many such guides online, often incomplete. Or more accurately, out of date, because Amazon subsequently added more stumbling blocks. I shall document what worked for me, a combination of steps from…
Site domain moved
To jasonsackey.wordpress.com and I may further move it to my personal domain, jasonsackey.com which needs more content anyway. I still own/rent overflow.space, which still points here. It’s still a good name.
Simple static wiki [WIP]
I’m setting up a lightweight wiki for dumping notes on miscellaneous topics up to a website as a set of arbitrarily-linked pages. Here’s my first pass solution, using the Eleventy/11ty static site generator. https://github.com/sackeyjason/mcwiki 11ty converts the markdown into HTML files (in folders too). It also does templating, which I’ve yet to get my head…
💻 Software development
Building on the Web since 2012: sites, apps, frontends, backends, games…
Sokoban-like puzzle game. Push blocks around. Unlike in the original, here you can shove multiple blocks simultaneously.
🧩 Orbital (WIP)
Build a lovely space habitat in this tetromino-based action-puzzle game.
- Web development with HTML, CSS, and JS
- React, GraphQL, Angular, Backbone, jQuery, Sass
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