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CS 491 Lecture 16 – Animation States

TODO Watch these videos from the Unity documentation: The Animation View Animation Curves and Events The Animator Component The Animator Controller Animator Scripting On a 1/4 sheet, write down 2-3 questions or observations about the content of the videos or animation in general. Lab Today we start a little game called Roundup, where a round character […]

CS 330 Lecture 22 – Haskell

Agenda what ?s exam post mortem hello, Haskell what we mean by functional Haskell examples TODO Read chapters 3 and 4 of Learn You a Haskell for Great Good! On a 1/4 sheet, answer these questions: What’s the type signature of the max function as reported by :t? What does the signature mean? When defining a function with […]

CS 491 Lecture 14 – Animation

TODO Participate in Pixar in a Box on Khan Academy. Walk through at least the Animation section, but it’s all pretty interesting. On a 1/4 sheet, describe a theme that you might like to pursue in your final project, which will involve animated objects and animated characters. What’s object animation would you like to create? Character animation? […]

Administrator Rights

Yesterday my system administrator told me that administrator privileges were going to be taken away from my account on my university laptop. As a computer science professor who does a lot of software development, I crumpled at this news. Let me share a few reasons why revoking administrator privileges is a bad idea: Yesterday, my computer was a […]

CS 330 Lecture 21 – Weak Typing in C

Agenda what ?s weak typing examples array allocation big endian is negative check for floats unions “polymorphism” in C TODO Read chapters 1 and 2 of Learn You a Haskell for a Great Good! (Use the free online version.) On a 1/4 sheet, answer these questions: What are two ways we can express the integer division of 9 […]

CS 330 Midterm

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Embedding Madeup Client

I’m working on embedding the Madeup web client in other contexts, like blog posts. Do you see a cornflower blue cube below that you can rotate?

CS 330 Lecture 20 – Weak Typing in C

Agenda what ?s weak typing examples array allocation big endian is negative check for floats unions “polymorphism” in C TODO The midterm exam will be during class next Wednesday. General topics we’ve covered include the shell, regular expressions, grammars, abstract syntax trees, the mechanics of assembly, and type systems through the lens of C. Exam […]

CS 491 Lecture 13 – Navigation

TODO Work on your third person camera game. Break your spring! Lab Today we’ll finish up our tank coloring game at long last. We’ll add a win condition (all the tanks are the same color) and let Unity’s navigation AI system control all the tanks but the one the player has claimed. Grab Base We’re all […]

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