Free Template Tuesday #39 – Tumult Hype “Controlling”

Controller Emoji ExplosionAnyone ever call you too controlling? Context matters! In the video game world, it’s really bad if you’re not controlling what’s going on. That’s the point of this week’s free Tumult Hype template. It shows how to add a 4-way controller to your game. It’s quite similar to the phenomenal Jump template, but this one has three distinct differences.

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Free Template Tuesday #38 – Tumult Hype “Timely”

Sleepy Time Emoji 😴🌃This is one of those things where it’s just easier to show than explain. Are you a human on Earth? Then you probably know about the day / night cycle. So, why don’t our websites know about this? Many websites operate like it’s 12:00 PM — all day, every day. What if your website could know the difference? What if your website could react to the time of the day? That’s the task for this week’s free Tumult Hype template.

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A Perfect Score For Photics.com (web.dev)

Stylized Thumbnail (100 x4)Web development is one of the few professions where you don’t need a degree, certificate, or a license to get a job. I don’t know how long that party is going to last. But despite the low barrier to entry, there are standards for web development. It is a moving target, but professional websites are generally expected to hit certain requirements. Google’s web.dev website is an easy way to check if your website is meeting modern standards. Photics.com was recently put to the test. The end results were flawless.

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Widgets 3.1 — Happy Easter!

Emoji ChurchAfter some surprising feedback regarding the “Bible” widget, I went back to work. There were two main concerns. Catholics wanted a version of the bible for them. Also, searching by verse wasn’t enough. A text search was requested. This update took longer than expected. It was planned as the Easter update and the deadline was just barely met. But after the dark year of 2020, this project was uplifting.

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Widgets 3.0 — The Heavy Lift

Stylized DB Browser for SQLite Whew, that was a challenge. The Widgets app and Apparatuses were updated to version 3.0. This update was nicknamed “The Heavy Lift” because of the difficulty in migrating the existing reference data to a proper database. Instead of using giant JavaScript arrays, which was bad for memory management, SQLite is used instead. This switch was necessary to launch the latest widget — the “Thesaurus” widget.

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