Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Matt Burke
79 followers
79 followers
About
Matt's posts

Post has attachment
Just purchased the full Glyphicons suite after using the halflings set in bootstrap for a few years. Really loving all the new icons!

Post has attachment
Using Dreamweaver with multiple monitors is so much nicer!
Photo

Thanks to +Ian Ferralli, +Alex Graff, and Harley Davidson for designing and helping to building the couch loft yesterday. It was a blast, and works great!

Post has attachment
Updating Unit's flat file With a One-ish Line Shell Command
After seeing this reddit post relating to a buttload being an actual medieval unit of measurement, I decided that I would update the units database on my machine. Here is the simple command that I came up with: LOC=$(units -V | grep -o "[/a-z/]*\.dat"); ech...

Post has attachment
I just finished working on my Java implementation of Conway's Game of Life!

I really enjoyed making it, and it's fun to play with.
Explanation: http://burke9077.blogspot.com/2014/01/conways-game-of-life-in-java.html 
Video: Conway's Game of Life
Source: https://github.com/Burke9077/Conway-s-Game-of-Life 
Executable Jar: http://mattburke.me/programs/Conway_s_Game_of_Life.jar 

Post has attachment
Conway's Game of Life in Java
Conway's Game of Life was devised by the mathematician John Horton Conway in 1970 as a cellular automaton. Conway created the rules of the game to offer a simplified answer to John von Neumann's question of a self replicating machine. The rules of the game ...

Post has attachment
Iterative solution to the Fibonacci sequence in COBOL
I've decided to learn cobol by contributing to Rosetta Code, a site that aims to show each as many different programming language's solution to a given problem. Below is the iterative solution to the fibonacci sequence, which takes in input from the user's ...

Post has attachment
How to ping a site or address with Java
Java does not natively have the ability to send ICMP messages, so we need to send them using the system's built in ping tool. I added a simple ping utility to JavaUtils, which you can download the jar from SourceForge and GitHub: JavaUtils JAR and source do...

Post has attachment
Network Ping Tester
Network Ping Tester is based on a previous application I developed and mentioned in a previous post, Simple Network Tester. The first revision of this graphical ping tool was rough around the edges and had some errors that I ran into. This version is a much...

Post has attachment
Wait while more posts are being loaded