Making a Discord bot with Python

Discord is a large communication platform that has been immensely popular among gamers, but in recent years has expanded its reaches to anyone looking to create or get involved in a community of any size. It has a wide range of different features and is extensible with bots, which is partly why it’s so popular. I’ve had experience making Discord bots before, and I am actually a verified bot developer (which just means I was among the first people to get a bot verified on the platform)....

June 19, 2021 · 7 min · Seth

4 Tools all developers should use

Developers are always looking for simpler ways to do more advanced things in less time, and one of the many ways that they can achieve this is by using a selection of tools to supplement their workflow. The aim of this article is to cover some of the major tools that people use, and to give you an insight into what they can do to make your life easier. And to seal the deal, all the tools I’ll be mentioning are completely free to use, which is an incredible price for what you’re getting from them....

June 18, 2021 · 5 min · Seth

Diabetes and technology: An inside look

Diabetes is actually really common, basically everyone has heard of it. However, lots of people don’t fully understand it and because of this there is a lot of misinformation out there. I can’t really tackle all of that in a single article, but I will do my best to give you a very basic overview of diabetes followed by a more in-depth description of how it fits in with technology....

June 17, 2021 · 6 min · Seth

Making a game with open-source tools

When you are making a game, you quite quickly discover that there are a large range of different tools that you ned to use. Usually, you’ll need a game engine, an art tool, a modelling tool (for 3D games), a music/sound tool and a planning tool. The exact requirements will vary between different projects, but as a general rule they’ll include these. Now all of these tools are fairly sophisticated, and they can take years to develop....

June 16, 2021 · 6 min · Seth

Picking the right hosting provider

Most modern technology projects need to be running 24/7/365 to maximise their avaliability and to become a reliable service for their clients. And even if this is not the case for your project, chances are that you’ll still need some form of hosting to make your service avaliable when it’s being used. In this article, I will be covering a small range of the hosting options that are avaliable to you, and I will try to accomodate all budgets and a wide range of technical requirements and skill levels....

June 15, 2021 · 6 min · Seth

Making a game: Engine considerations (Unreal vs Godot)

When you want to make a game, one of the first things that you’ll need to consider is whether or not you want to use a game engine for it, and then if you do, which game engine you actually want to use. It’s quite easy to spend an excessive amount of time worrying about which engine you’re going to use, and comparing them all down to the last little detail....

June 14, 2021 · 6 min · Seth

And we're live!

I’ve just launched the website after a few hours of setup, and I’m going to begin producing content for it soon. If you have any suggestions for any changes, or you’d like me to write an article on something specific, just let me know! https://twitter.com/therealsaluki/status/1404435629576949763?s=20

June 13, 2021 · 1 min · Seth