Archive of posts from June 2014

Bubblision – Sprint 20 start

Sprint stories My priorities for this sprint are:- Write some more tests Other things:- Company bank account – this has become pretty critical now. I’m really unimpressed that it’s taken almost a month since I applied for a business bank account and I still haven’t got one. As a result I can’t sign up for ad networks etc so this is now a priority for me Register as a developer on the Play store Sign... Read on

How to: Create a static copy of a Gallery 2 site

For many years I maintained an instance of Gallery 2 ( to share some of our photos with family and friends. However, life and technology moves on and I simply don’t have time to maintain the installation of the Gallery software* and couldn’t justify the time to upgrade it to version 3. Similarly, we don’t tend to use it for our photos any more and instead share things via Flickr, Facebook or just plain email.... Read on

SunUp #14-25

Some of the things I did this week: Finally created some integration tests for Bubblision. I’ve only done two so far but it’s a start. Went along to the monthly Unity meet-up – a talk on editor extensions. Great talk and an excellent night. Did a test upgrade of the Glossary to CakePHP 2.5.2 (from 2.5.1) Prepared test fixtures for the Identifier tool prior to attempting to upgrade it from the CakePHP 1.3.x branch to... Read on

SunUp #14-23

Some of the things I did this week: Finally got the forms for the business bank account from NatWest. Having done the initial sign-up online it’s pretty frustrating to wait two working days for a phone call then three more working days for them to email you forms to print out, complete and post back to them. It’s also the first form I think I’ve ever had to complete that switches back and forth between... Read on

Bubblision – Sprint 17 complete & SunUp #14-22

Some tasks completed during this sprint: Adjusted NPC bubble speed depending on the number of bubbles remaining Redesigned the end game screen Tried redesigned the playing area (still don’t like it) Updated NGUI to 3.6.1 A few other things I did: Went to a UKIE session on tax relief for games development Went to the Bristol Games Hub monthly social – excellent talk on sound and music in games Tried to set up business bank account…... Read on