Eduardo Garabito - Software Engineer, Game Developer

A scientist making games happen.
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Nov 2
Nov 2

Python For C# Devs I: The Basics

Introduction I’ve always thought of myself as a generalist language-wise. Although my first steps in software development started with Python, I was quickly involved with both C# and JavaScript, and my knowledge of the three languages built up more or less at a similar rate, with the emphasis changing as I took on new opportunities […]

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Aug 4
Aug 4

Aspect-Oriented Programming with Castle Windsor: Isolating Cross-Cutting Concerns

Recently I had the opportunity to refactor a legacy system that urgently needed it. This code, belonging to a massive web service, had many different elements coupled together through a mix of static helpers, independent Unity containers that were resolved on-site (more about this later), and delayed component instantiations, with configuration getters and setters creating a […]

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Feb 1
Feb 1

WTH is WCF: A Beginners’ Tutorial to the Windows Communication Foundation

It is .NET time again! As I have landed a job as a .NET backend developer in the aviation industry (pun sort of unintended) I will not anymore be working with Django on a daily basis (become a contributor perhaps?). However, I will get my hands onto a large stack comprising varied airport solutions and […]

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Dec 9
Dec 9

Amazing Kindly Clipper 1.1 – Web-only update

And here’s the end of the road I am very happy to release this 1.1 update, finally including clipping export for web users! Starting today, you will be able to parse and export your Kindle clippings online and, as usual, completely for free and with total transparency. Upon reaching this milestone I consider AKC’s to […]

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May 5
May 5

Amazing Kindly Clipper 1.0

What is this about? Amazing Kindly Clipper (AKC) is a free tool created to make Amazon Kindle user’s life easier. Essentially, it is a parser that organises the highlights, notes, and bookmarks from ‘My Clippings.txt’, letting you sort, search and filter your clippings, with exporting capabilities to CSV, TXT and HTML. AKC is a free […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Amazing Kindly Clipper 0.4

What is this about? Amazing Kindly Clipper is a free tool created to make Amazon Kindle user’s life easier. Essentially, it is a parser that organises the highlights, notes, and bookmarks from ‘My Clippings.txt’, letting you sort, search and filter your clippings, with exporting capabilities to CSV, TXT and HTML. Available here for Windows. How […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

Amazing Kindly Clipper 0.3

What is this about? Amazing Kindly Clipper is a free tool created to make Amazon Kindle user’s life easier. Essentially, it is a parser that organizes the highlights, notes, and bookmarks from ‘My Clippings.txt’, letting you sort, search and filter your clippings, with exporting capabilities to CSV, TXT and HTML. Available here for Windows. Note: […]

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Sep 3
Sep 3

ToDo++: A Simple ToDo List Color Scheme for Notepad++

Pro note-jotting I used to have a million .txt files with notes all over my desktop and document folders. Thing is, I like to save notes in plain text: it’s easy, simple and useful. Even if I love heavier task management tools there are cases in which it is just too much. Say small projects […]

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Jun 0
Jun 0

Writing a Text Parser in C# and WPF: Amazing Kindly Clipper (The Aftermath)

I heard you like programming, right… Lots of hours have been put into the clipper by now. As you may know, Kindle devices store this data on plain .TXT files, put together chronologically. If it’s a pain to navigate these text files on Desktop, it’s simply excruciating to try to do so on the Kindle […]

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Jun 0
Jun 0

Amazing Kindly Clipper 0.2

What is this about? Amazing Kindly Clipper is a free tool created to make Amazon Kindle user’s life easier. Essentially, it is a parser that organizes the highlights, notes, and bookmarks from ‘My Clippings.txt’, letting you sort, search and filter your clippings, with exporting capabilities to CSV, TXT and HTML. Available here for Windows. Note: […]

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Apr 1
Apr 1

Amazing Kindly Clipper 0.1 is out now

What is this about? Amazing Kindly Clipper is a free tool created to make Amazon Kindle user’s life easier. Essentially, it is a parser that organizes the highlights, notes, and bookmarks from ‘My Clippings.txt’, letting you sort, search and filter your clippings, with exporting capabilities to CSV, TXT and HTML. Available here for Windows. Note: […]

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Mar 1
Mar 1

Our micro-TBS strategy game: MicroWars Project

A small but big but small game OK, it is about time to officially introduce you to the side project I have been working for the last 4 months, even if some glimpses have been shown here and there (in which case, you will be getting a lot of new info anyway!). You know we folks […]

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