Norman Köhring a.k.a. koehr a.k.a. n4n

Coder based in Berlin and as the domain suggests this will be a rather technical weblog.

I will tell you how I created a simple top-down shooter in JavaScript without using any additional libraries. But this article is not replicating the full game but instead tries to show which steps to take to start writing a game from scratch.

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Yesterday Frederic Cambus changed the default console font in OpenBSD to his self made font Spleen as written in this BSD Journal article.

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This is a follow-up on The expected tutorial: How to install WriteFreely on a Raspberry pi 3 in 10 steps. I will explain what was necessary to make cross-compiling work for newer WriteFreely versions with SQLite support.

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Vuejs is the star newcomer in the Javascript Framework world. People love how it makes complicated things very simple yet performant. One of the more exciting features is its seemingly magic reactivity. Plain data objects in components magically invoke a rerender when a property changes.

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I built a web application with file upload functionality. Some Vue.js in the front and a CouchDB in the back. Everything should be pretty simple and straigt forward.

But…

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Nearly six years ago, I wrote about password complexity and showed how long it takes to crack passwords per length. You can find that article on github (in German).

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