In the world of The Sims 4, life is a lighthearted cartoon. You can die of laughter and turn into a ghost. You can sleep with characters, but it's not sex: instead, "Woohooing" happens out of sight, all giggles and hearts. For some people, The Sims 4 doesn't go far enough in its portrayal of intimacy. (NSFW warning!)
Learning to code is always easier and more enjoyable when you're doing something fun with it. Programmer Harrison Kinsley decided that using Python to control a game of Grand Theft Auto 5 would be a pretty excellent way for intermediate users to get to grips with the language, as well as a few powerful libraries, such as OpenCV, used for real-time computer vision.
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Gamemaker 2 has been out for a few weeks, and we've all had a decent enough chance to play around. There's a lot to the engine, and I'm very much an intermediate user whose has learned just enough to make the games I want to make, so I'm by no means across everything. Hopefully my experience with the upgrade can be illuminating for others.
Facebook's annual F8 developer conference is in progress, in San Jose, with the social media giant spreading its wings further with a bunch of new business and enterprise products and features announced. While bots aren't new to Messenger, they will be easier to find. And Workplace, Facebook's business collaboration platform, will come with a free mode.
The Intel Developer Forum has, for almost 20 years, provided the world with a insight into what's coming next from the world's most well known semi-conductor company But a quiet announcement, made via the company's IDF website says the annual conference will be replaced with a Resource and Design Center.
With Microsoft shutting down their code repository, CodePlex, recently and conceding that coders prefer GitHub, it's interesting to look at what projects coders from around the world are looking at. Felipe Hoffa, a developer advocate at Google, has done some analysis to find out what the most popular GitHub projects with a country-by-country analysis.
If you're running Google Chrome 57 or above, it turns out there's a hidden dark mode. Reddit user _paul- found the menu, which you can enable with a quick jump into the console menu.
This week, Microsoft ended support of Windows Vista, ten years after it arrived on our computers in frosted-glass splendor. Was it bloated? Perhaps. The demands of the interface were unforgiving on old hardware. But it felt like a glimpse of the future.
It's no secret that turning a Raspberry Pi into a retro game console is hands-down the most popular, easy, and fun project you can do with a Pi. That initial guide is just the beginning though, and if you really want to get more out your little DIY console, you'll want to dig in with some advanced tips.
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Twitter has always baffled me. It's value as a way to send short messages to a broad audience is almost unparalleled but the signal to noise ratio makes it challenging to extract value and to have your message heard. But developers who create ways to make the platform more useful will be interested in some new APIs and other changes Twitter has added to the API Platform Roadmap.