Rawkes is the home of Robin Hawkes, part-time Rawket Scientist and full-time geek. Join him as he explores the outer-reaches of programming, digital media, games, and everything in-between.

Latest articles

Blogging and experimentation is key to everything I do. Here are just a few of the articles that I've written recently.

An introduction to visual programming using NoFlo

In this entry I introduce a new series on NoFlo, a visual programming framework for JavaScript based on the concept of flow-based programming. In it you will learn what it is, why it's important, and how to use it.

Leaving Pusher to work on ViziCities full time

In this entry I announce my departure from Pusher to work on ViziCities full time. I also go into more detail about the plan for the future of ViziCities and make a call for funding.

ViziCities release roundup

In this entry I round up the coverage and statistics from the first week since ViziCities was launched to the public. I also hint at some future features.

ViziCities released as open-source

In this entry I announce the immediate release of ViziCities as an open-source project, show you where to download it, and hint at the future of the project.