Category: Topics

  • Collecting Customer Feedback

    Collecting Customer Feedback

    Collating feedback from users is really important to develop products that meet the needs of your audience. If what you are developing does not have a need there is little point in developing the product. Remember a survey needs to collect data that can be analysed to provide information. Feedback helps projects to be successful. […]

  • 2.08 Use advanced processes to develop a digital outcome (91897 L2 6cr)

    This is a 6 credit internal This achievement standard involves using advanced processes to develop a digital outcome. Click here to access the NZQA Digital Technology Achievement Standards page. What is meant by advanced processes changes depending on the type of digital media outcome you are producing or design methodology you are using. Browse the specific topic pages for […]

  • 2021 Project Themes

    2021 Project Themes

    In 2021 projects are to be themed around one of the following five topics.

  • Sony delisting Cyberpunk 2077 from PlayStation store

    Sony delisting Cyberpunk 2077 from PlayStation store

    Sony has announced that they are delisting Cyberpunk 2077 due to problems with how the game plays on base PS4 hardware. This is a massive step and means that people can continue to play the game if they own it. No more copies can be sold however. A similar issue happened with the PC version […]

  • Unity – Universal Render Pipeline and Input System

    Unity – Universal Render Pipeline and Input System

    The Unity URP (Universal Render Pipeline) contains a new Input System. This is configured slightly differently. Add some objects to your scene. Apply a Rigidbody to the player object (in this case the sphere) Go to Window > Package Manager Open the package manager and select Unity Registry to see all of the options. Search […]

  • VEX Robotics 2020-2021 Change Up

    VEX Robotics 2020-2021 Change Up

    Current Game Page Check the current game page for updates to the game rules. Here are links to the VEX Forum for the 2020-2021 Change Up game.

  • Changing default apps in Windows 10

    Changing default apps in Windows 10

    Microsoft Windows will set the default applications for commonly opened file types. This will often be the Microsoft option such as Microsoft Edge for the www browser. To change the default applications open the start menu and type: Default apps Select this option You will now see a list of the default applications used for […]

  • Why you should create your own font

    Why you should create your own font

    Did you know that a number of fonts are covered by copyright. To use them commercially you would need to purchase a licence. This can impact your projects feasibility and limit how it can be distributed. There are different fonts that are better for different situations. Some can be easier for dyslexic people to read […]

  • Unity / Github Student Plan

    Unity / Github Student Plan

    Unity has a free student plan that is available. As does Github which provided access to a range of tools. It can be a bit of a hassle to get set up. This guide is here to help with that. Go to store.unity.com/academic/unity-student Scroll down and select Authorise with Github Note you’ll need a Github […]

  • Github Projects

    Github Projects is a project management tool that integrates with Github. Github is a great version control utility that enables the tracking of changes in files that are stored in a repo (repository). It also allows multiple people to collaborate effectively. A Github Project allows for tasks to be tracked and monitored for different projects […]