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Gzip Go Faster Stripes

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

In an effort to make this site a bit more of a Quatro and less of an Austin 1100 I’ve painted gzip go faster striped down the side of all the html, css and js files it serves up tonight.

Downloads Fixed

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

My apologies to anyone who was trying to download anything directly from impworks.  I managed to knock out the download handling so all the links were broken.  It’s up and running again now.

Vue Cloud Tutorial Night

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

I’ve added pages for two of the Vue tutorials that were previously lost in my blog to my tutorial pages tonight: Cloud Layer Sculpting in Vue Punching Holes in the Sky I’ve also changed the rather empty front page of my Vue section to include the latest post from the Vue News Blog and the […]

Ragnarok 55

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

The latest issues of Ragnarok (The Magazine of the Society of Fantasy and Science Fiction Wargaming) arrived by post today. An interesting mix of articles including Daleks, Zombies, SF Armoured warfare, Fantasy Naval and Luna Exploration alongside the regular rules and miniature reviews. My article, The Panzerfauste Song Book, takes up more pages than I […]

impworks Twitter Background

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

I decided to have a go at making a twitter background using Vue on Sunday night for my Twitter page. After making a series of quick test renders using preview mode to test in Twitter I settled on the layout above which echoes the skyscraper image on the impworks web site. The render at 1800 by 800 pixels took just over an hour to run with custom settings in Vue 7.5 Infinite. I did a little bit of colour correction in Photoshop Elements and then saved it out for the web.

Mars Render

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

A render of the planet Mars made in Vue 7.5 Infinite.

More impworks Site Fiddling

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

I’ve added automatic checking for broken links and redirects for outgoing links.  In the long term it should be a big time saver however now four days later all the broken links are fixed or removed and the 1000 odd redirects are mostly delt with except to the BBC who switch between two URLs with […]

Dark Host Out Now

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

It only seems like yesterday that Kim had a new story out but it was all of a couple of weeks ago (just enough time to read an Ian Rankin novel and a couple of history books). Her latest novella, Dark Host, was a Brava finalist and I’ve read a bit of it before so […]

Colour Fixing

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

Tweaking the impworks site colours so they achieve WAI – WCAG AAA accessibility.

Vue Preview Colour Change Script Page

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Short and sweet tonight: I’ve added a page to the Vue section of impworks for the Vue Preview Colour Change Script.  Need to work on my snappy title writing skills.

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