If (somehow) you're a regular reader of this blog, you may still be reeling from the length of breadth of one of my relatively recent posts, Automating LibreOffice with Perl and UNO. Well, sometimes I do things like this in Perl, and I feel like sharing them, but not necessarily …read more
Wow, everything's suddenly looking very different, isn't it? Well, the reason for that is that I've done something I've been meaning to do for a long time: I've ditched Wordpress!
Now don't get me wrong, Wordpress is a fine platform, but it's not really suitable for a site like this …read more
I've recently taken an interest in macros and automation of office software. While at work I contented myself with writing Excel macros in Visual Basic, but for personal use I was more intrigued at the possibility of combining my favourite programming language, Perl, with my office suite of choice, LibreOffice …read more
I am pleased to announce a "point release" of my Irish translation of Rayman 2. This fixes a few more cases of dubious wording, but may have a few display issues.You can get it at https://www.vigovproductions.net/R2Gaeilge_ponc.zip. You can check the digital signature, which is …
According to the calendar, it's been five years today since Portal 2 was released. Since two of those years were leap years, it's seemingly been on the order of exactly 521 weeks. Well, let's see… Yep, it's been a hell of a five years!
Of course I remember being a …read more
Well, there have been occasional minor updates on the status of the VIGoV Subatomic Particle simulator since it was exhibited in January 2014, but no real progress, despite optimistic sentiments voiced in the first half of that year. Since then, I have gone on to do first-year physics in university …read more
UPDATE: Version 1.1.1 has been released. Please download that version instead.
Well, I've finally got some good old-fashioned game modding to report here. I have finished my translation of Rayman 2 from French into Irish, done with the help of the tool sna_nochar, created by MixerX and distributed …read more
Well, it's been a long time! Since my last post, I've discovered that there should have been a fifth "D'oh!" in there – turns out that the way the PCIe slots are arranged on my motherboard means that it's impossible to pass through one graphics card without the other. That probably …read more
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