Review: Qt5 Python GUI Programming Cookbook: Building responsive and powerful cross-platform applications with PyQt

Qt5 Python GUI Programming Cookbook: Building responsive and powerful cross-platform applications with PyQt by B.M. Harwani My rating: 3 of 5 stars On the plus side, this book gave me the knowledge I needed to finally complete a GUI for my Extra Life Donation tracker program (https://github.com/djotaku/ELDonation…). I’d tried many different GUI toolkits and none […]

Review: Getting Started with Adafruit FLORA: Making Wearables with an Arduino-Compatible Electronics Platform

Getting Started with Adafruit FLORA: Making Wearables with an Arduino-Compatible Electronics Platform by Becky Stern My rating: 5 of 5 stars First of all, lots of kudos for the authors including lots of photos. Many of the other microcontroller books I’ve read from MAKE have had illustrations, but this one actually has photos and that’s […]

Review: A Mind Forever Voyaging: A History of Storytelling in Video Games

A Mind Forever Voyaging: A History of Storytelling in Video Games by Dylan Holmes My rating: 4 of 5 stars It was nice to take a break from fiction to read this analysis of the evolution of video game narratives through time. Chronologically, the game goes from text adventure games through point and click adventure […]