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Computers & Programming, Linkage Program

Linkage 3.15.3 Beta

I just updated the Linkage program beta version here: https://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage.msi This is a 64-bit Windows desktop program. Contact me to get the beta for Windows XP. I won’t be able to keep updated the Windows XP version forever since Microsoft is probably going to make the build tools…

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Linkage Program

Linkage 3.15.1 Beta

There is a new Beta test version of the Linkage software: https://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage.msi The only significant difference from the previous version is a fix to keep the color of drawing elements when copying and pasting. Drawing elements might have also lost their color when saving files but I didn’t…

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Computers & Programming, Random Thoughts

“Intuitive” Software

in·tu·i·tive in-too-i-tivadjectiveusing or based on what one feels to be true even without conscious reasoning; instinctive. I was told recently that the Linkage software was convoluted and not intuitive. This subjective opinion is perfectly valid and I cannot argue against it. I could probably compare the complexity of…

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Computers & Programming, Linkage Program

Linkage 3.15 Beta!

A new version of Linkage is available to test: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage.msi This is version 3.15 or greater. It will get updated as I fix more bugs and tweak more features. Here are some recent changes, some of which might have already been released in previous versions: The control knobs…

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Linkage Program

Better Drawings of Links

There are currently two ways to show links in the Linkage software: The link is drawn as a polygon using the outer-most connectors to define the shape, and drawn as a solid object with the connector circles giving the appearance of holes within a larger polygon with rounded…

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Computers & Programming

HP Spectre 15t

I bought a new Windows laptop and I’m a bit disappointed. The latest AMOLED screens on HP laptops supposedly all have this same issue; The screen has texture at the pixel or sub-pixel level. It is absolutely horrible. From what I have read, this is because of how…

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