Split Linear Font File

An image of the linear alphabet isn’t going to do us much good so we need to split it down into individual letters. Splitting Into Individual Letters: To split this long image of the alphabet into individual characters I created a ‘bash'(linux) script. It uses the Image-Magick ‘convert’ program to do two things. First convert […]

Bitmap Fonts in Cocos2d-x

This article describes the process of creating a bitmap’d font, using the GIMP image editor, the image-magick suite, and some home-brewed C-code. It also describes how to use the font in the Cocos2d-x/Android-Studio development environment. For this project you will need: Bash (Sorry, moved from MSWindows to Ubuntu and have never looked back – script […]

Cocos2d-x Programming

I’m fairly new to Cocos2d-x programming. This forced me spend some time pondering things that haven’t seemed quite as easy as I would have expected. Therefore, I thought I’d share what I’ve learned in a series of posts. There are also a number of very valuable posts in Chinese which I hope to bring to […]

Up and running…

Well apart from programming Android games … at the moment I find myself learning WordPress. I used to program in raw HTML/CSS but I decided that I should proceed out of the stone age and thus … here I am. Obviously nothing particularly useful at the moment but I plan to add a number of […]

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