Appium and Protractor for real device automated testing (Mac OS/iOS 10.3+)

Appium and Protractor for real device automated testing (Mac OS/iOS 10.3+)

Recently, I had a client who requested their protractor integration tests for a Angular application be set-up so that they are capable of running on a local testing environment using real device hardware. After going through the official ‘Getting Started’ guides for Appium, I felt they did not provide enough detail to get things running smoothly with Protractor and a web application. This guide should provide a comprehensive one-stop solution if you are having problems setting up Appium and Protractor…

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How to Re-map gamepad buttons for Shadows Of Adam

How to Re-map gamepad buttons for Shadows Of Adam

Currently, you can’t re-map gamepad buttons to different functions within Shadows Of Adam. However, you can edit a configuration file outside the game to accomplish this. This post will cover how to do this, specifically for Windows 10. It should provide a good idea how to do it for other operating systems as well. 1. Find config-new.json This configuration file contains the gamepad mappings. Its location varies based on your OS. Windows location: C:\Users\[user name]\%APPDATA%/Shadows of Adam The AppData folder…

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Weekly Content Blog #55: Learning From Experience

Weekly Content Blog #55: Learning From Experience

The other day out of the blue, an old friend sent me a message of Facebook. He was looking for a transcription I did 6 years ago and was wondering if I could sell him the parts so his college band could perform it. Having not looked at the piece in several years, I pulled open the file on my computer to find… awfulness, complete awfulness. The formatting was horrible, the chord voicings were rusty, and the attention to detail…

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Weekly Content Blog #54: Looking Back

Weekly Content Blog #54: Looking Back

Some three years since it all began, here I sit, looking back on the journey that has been Shadows of Adam. So it seems appropriate to look back at some of the important lessons I’ve learned along the way. 1. Good dialogue doesn’t just write itself, except when it does. 2. You really need a team you can trust. And I do trust in my team. All zero of them I have met in real life. 3. You can’t be…

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Weekly Content Blog #53: The Arena and the Forge

Weekly Content Blog #53: The Arena and the Forge

Welcome to the 53rd installment of our (occasionally) weekly content blog! To celebrate this special occasion, I am going to go over a couple of backer specific bonus areas!   The Arena On the bottom floor of the infamous Artifactor’s Guild lies the arena, where the bravest of warriors test their luck against a variety of foes. In practical terms, there will be a series of challenges to choose from, each presenting a series of battles based on locations you…

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