Angles, Eulers, and Rotations

I had occasion to try to help a friend on the NCI Scripters list. They were starting out to figure out how to rotate something, and having a little trouble. I always have trouble when I get back to doing rotations after a time away from them, so I can relate. My friend was editing... Continue Reading →

Scripting Overview

I've become fascinated by Second Life scripting, and I think I'm getting fairly good at it. This blog isn't intended so much as an introduction to scripting, as an exploration of how to do scripting well. There are some introductory articles as well. I hope you find all of them helpful. Introductions to LSL Concepts... Continue Reading →

Agile Software Development

On one of the scripting groups yesterday, there were a few comments about Agile. One was to the effect that someone looking for a scripter wanted one who could take an Agile approach to trying things and improving the product dynamically. The other comment was that Linden Lab is using Agile, which explains the quality... Continue Reading →

KV Basics

Let's talk a bit here about the basics of how my key-value system works. It'll take a few articles to fill in all the details, but I'll try to keep each section self-sufficient. Each one may leave you wanting more details, and I plan to provide them. I'll also watch the comments on the articles... Continue Reading →

Key-Value? What and why?

Let's talk a bit about key-value storage. What is it, why have I chosen it, what's it good for, how might one use it? A key-value store is like a hash table, hash map, or map, if you're familiar with those terms. There are keys, and values. In our case, both the keys and the... Continue Reading →

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