Here are some of the most popular posts on this blog over the years:
How to Write your own Minesweeper AI — read pixels off the screen and put the data through a backtracking algorithm, in order to play a game of Windows Minesweeper in seconds.
Coding a Tetris AI using a Genetic Algorithm — using genetic programming techniques, we ‘evolve’ a program able to play Tetris almost perfectly.
How System.out.println() really works — every Java programmer has once wondered what really happens when we put System.out.println() — how does this function make text magically appear on the terminal.
Investigations on star polygons with a star polygon / stellar number generator — using geometry to generate aesthetically pleasing star polygons, and a nifty little tool for IB students to do their math homework.