One year of Backfire anniversary

Last week I celebrated a one-year anniversary since I started developing Backfire. This post contains some reflections on what happened during the last year.

Capturing OpenGL video on Linux

While on Windows the dedicated solution for realtime video capture software is Fraps, on Linux there does not seem to be such a dedicated solution. Or is there?

Apache Benchmark apr_socket_recv error when performing a load test

Apache Benchmark crashes with apr_socket_recv: Connection reset by peer (104) when performing a load test

And God said "Let there be light!"

Congratulations! You accomplished the previous task and now you proudly look at them wires rotating around in style. But something’s bothering you; they seem all a bit … thin, shall we say? Your next mission is to get them dressed up in simple clothes and turn the light on. In common tongue this means that each cube should be flat shaded and have a distinct colour while performing the same mesmerizing dance as before. And to add a bit of style, have the light modulate its energy from none to full twice in the same 5 second interval.

The Wired Swirling Cubes

This time our aim is to replace the dull triangle with three wireframe cubes placed one next to another, all in our current view. They should slowly rotate on all axes around their center geometrical center with different amounts and the application should close once 5 seconds pass.