Previously few years ago I listed some games that I had enjoyed in the exploration game genre usually mockingly called “walking simulators”. Between then and now, the genre has expanded with more games and more experimentation. So, here’s a list of games that I have enjoyed since.
The CakeDC organization behind CakePHP has created the Users plugin, that has all the features a usual web app has - user login, registration and so on. However, the plugin by default assumes that the user logins with a username and password. For simplicity, some websites might prefer that the user logins with their email as their username.
One aspect of having a website is to make sure there are backup if and when something goes terribly wrong. Backing up a traditional web application (fe. a WordPress installation) requires backing up both the files and the database (usually a MySQL/MariaDB one).
As ubiquitous the hashtag is in today’s web, its full history is surprisingly sparsely documented. Most histories mention Twitter and the creator of its modern usage there, Chris Messina. He famously wrote back in 2007 “A Proposal for Twitter Tag Channels”. This was back in the day when people on the web also used terms like “folksonomy” with a straight face.
Now that the probably last paid expansion to Destiny, the Rise of Iron, is out before a probable full sequel coming out next year, I’d like to talk about my favorite topic, Games as a Service.