A brief introduction to Eacnet

October 11, 2021 — by aixxe

It’s important to keep track of updates when you’re hacking on an actively maintained game. Admittedly, I’ve been slacking in this department as of late, and enabling push notifications on an official Twitter account probably isn’t the best way to be notified when an update comes out. I suppose it’s finally time for me to dive into the network side of things.

Video streaming bot for Discord

April 1, 2021 — by aixxe

I recently finished writing a Discord bot to play audio and video from YouTube, Twitch, and various other sources. It’s not all that efficient, reliable, or even terms-of-service-legal, but it was fun to build, and hopefully this post will inspire someone to make something better so I can switch to using that instead.

PCI passthrough adventures with libvirt

December 31, 2018 — by aixxe

After moving all my computer stuff into a larger room I noticed that the short HDMI cable I had previously been using to connect the gaming and streaming machines together would no longer be a viable solution. Solving this turned out to be quite an ordeal, but the interesting kind that's worth writing about.

Self-hosting your code & automated builds

December 25, 2017 — by aixxe

This post will cover the initial installation of GitLab Community Edition, configuring Windows & Linux-based job runners and finally, using the built-in continuous integration feature of GitLab to automatically build your project. Sounds like a lot of work but you’d be surprised at how simple the entire process is.