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Minimum Spanning Tree

Minimum Spanning Tree

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As a challenge I thought I’d try to implement the Minimum Spanning Tree algorithm, and have a play with it. My code is based off the excellent Coding Train video on the same topic which you can watch here.

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Easier Game Controller Input in SDL with SDL_GameController

Easier Game Controller Input in SDL with SDL_GameController

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Game controllers on computers are somewhat irritating to manage compared to a console. Has the user plugged in an XBox controller? A PS4 controller, or have they obtained some random USB controller they found on eBay?

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Text printing using bitmap characters in C++ and SDL

Text printing using bitmap characters in C++ and SDL

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Back in the mists of history, sometime around the 90s it was quite common for games and demos to display text on the screen. Since we’re talking about old computers with barely any usable RAM, the text was stored as images.

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