Blog Posts in 2022

January

Loonies 21.0.1 released
2022-01-03

The DOS port of Loonies has been updated and now has the "Scanlines" and "Fullscreen" options present in other ports.

WipEout Pulse Ship Skin Editor 1.0.2 released
2022-01-03

This is a bugfix update to my custom ship skin editor. It adds native macOS dialogs and fixes the "Triakis" team texture bug recently reported.

February

minidb 2.0.6 released
2022-02-17

A new release of the nifty mini-ORM for Python 3. This release makes the VACUUM-on-close behavior optional.

March

urlwatch 2.25 released
2022-03-15

urlwatch 2.25 brings better man pages, and takes into account the new VACUUM-on-close fix from minidb 2.0.5.

April

wavbreaker 0.15 released
2022-04-04

A new version of wavbreaker, your favorite tool to cut apart WAV and MP3 files, is now available. It brings support for lossless cutting of MP2 files and adds AppStream metadata, which is used by Flatpak.

May

MD Remote Resistor Values
2022-05-15

The wired remotes for MD portables use a resistor ladder to detect button presses. Here's a few I measured myself, plus some information on behavior between generations.

June

The VEXX File Format
2022-06-17

With the WipEout Pure engine, the VEXX file format was introduced, which contains a serialized version of a Maya scene, used for both tracks and ships. This contains a basic overview of the format.

July

telnettext: ORF Teletext HTML to ANSI
2022-07-12

A small script to convert the HTML version of ORF Teletext into ANSI escape sequences so that you can browse teletext from your terminal.

August

PyOtherSide 1.6.0 released
2022-08-05

The lightweight Python QML plugin for Qt gets a new release, including for the first time Qt 6 support!

September

minidb 2.0.7 released
2022-09-16

Yet another release of the nifty Python mini-ORM. A bugfix and two convenience methods were added.

Binary build of Eglo for Pocket C.H.I.P
2022-09-17

As part of repo cleanups, here's a build of the old Eglo library created in 2018. Sources are available in apkenv and pyweek15.

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