Things I've written recently
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I've had the domain gnowt.com for a while now just because I liked the name. I've put a few different things on it over the past few months. The latest is a URL shortening service with a slight difference.
It essentially stemmed from my getting rather sick of seeing ugly short URLs like t.co/f84iofs; I decided I wanted a service that generated short but memorable URLs that are easy to convey to another person by speech.
Basically, JZON lets you paste in a block of JSON and then view it as a series of blocks on the screen. You can then click on blocks to zoom in on them.
I decided it was about time I learned how to use the HTML5 canvas object and, to that end, I've written a few fairly simplistic games:
A version of connect 4 with the addition that you can spend a move to rotate the board 90 degrees. No AI or mouse control, just the basics.
An implementation of squares. Again, no AI.
A simple rearrange-the-pieces picture puzzle game that support loading in a picture from a URL.
An unfinished (but I'm not sure if I'll bother) worm game - like Snake on Nokias - with a few twists. The worm looks like a real worm and wiggles when it moves :)