Connect to MS SQL using Node.js and SequelizeJS

Today I tried using Node.js together with SequelizeJS to connect to a named MS SQL instance. SequelizeJS is an ORM providing abstractions to work with databases like PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL and more. While the documentation is really good, it is missing the part for named MS SQL instances.…

MSSQL, Node.js, SequelizeJS

Barrel shooting animation

In this little blog post I want to cover how a barrel shooting animation is created. When the player shoots (in this case presses the left mouse button) a little shooting animation should be started. It will animate a recoil of the barrel.This is how the tank game object…

TankZ!, Unity

Authenticated ASP.NET Web API Integration Testing hosted by OWIN/Katana

This post is backed up from my old blog and was posted at 2014-12-09. I had to add some integration tests to a Web API which was secured by an [Authorize]-attribute. I’m using Thinktecture Identity Server v3 for authentication and authorization using an OIDC Hybrid Flow. The steps…

Identity Server, Testing, ASP.NET Web Api

Tank move and barrel mouse follow script

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series TankZ - A game made to learn UnityAfter we’ve set up the first visual representation of a tank, we want to move the tank and its barrel should follow the mouse. The following things will have to be done…

TankZ!, Unity

First things first: Get some graphics

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series TankZ - A game made to learn UnityAfter getting used to the Unity editor, I started developing TankZ by getting some graphics first. Developing a game without any graphics doesn’t make sense. My artistic skills with Photoshop or other…

TankZ!, Unity

TankZ Introduction

Since I’ve discovered Unity a long time ago, I’ve always wanted to try it out. I’m a big fan of playing Tower Defence (TD) games, so my big goal is, to create own by my own. My mind already produces a lot of ideas for a TD,…

TankZ!, Unity

First impressions of Xamarin.Forms

This post is backed up from my old blog and was posted at 2014-06-14. With the release of Xamarin 3, they released a new library called Xamarin.Forms. It’s a library for building cross-plattform shared UI. This means you write your UI once and the controls will be mapped…