The year end New year post

Time for the mandatory New Year post. 2015 has been a complete hodgepodge. It was both terrific and terrible. Maybe, it was a tiny sneak peak to not being a kid any more. The year started off great, I met so many new people and everything started to make sense in life. It was also…

The 32-hour startup and achARya.

THE INTRODUCTION I am not sure where to start, but I think, the afternoon when we decided what to pitch for the start-up would be a good point. We decided that we would build an Augmented Reality(AR) app for school textbooks. We were pleasantly surprised when we heard that we have been shortlisted for the…

Starting off with UI in Unity 5 – Part 1

It has been quite some time since I started off developing an app with Unity. The unusual thing is, what I wanted to develop, wasn’t a game. So, I used the 2D and UI feature of Unity 5. I found the Unity documentation descriptive, but on the scripting front, it wasn’t of much help. It…

Why Life?

A friend of mine asked a question few days ago, “Why do we live? What do you think is your purpose in this universe?” To be honest, I couldn’t answer the question properly. I had never thought of it. I was surprised to find that so many people had actually thought about. Why hadn’t I…

The Lua Language + Corona SDK

In short, Lua is the easiest programming language I have ever seen. For a programmer who has experience only in C, Python or C++, Lua can be a breeze. It uses the same scope rules, functions, expressions and rules as the other languages which make it easy to learn. Using Corona SDK is a great…

Animating with Scratch

The goal was simple –  to make a short animated clip of a story ! This one is the very famous, “The Thirsty Crow”. If you don’t remember it ( I am sure you definitely knew it once upon a time), or if your memory is very fuzzy, then check it out here :  http://www.moralstories.org/the-thirsty-crow/…

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