Matt is just a lifelong computer user, music player and book reader. In contrast to the rest of the Handmade Dev team, however, his early life and education only touched on programming, having culminated with a degree in English language and literature. Or it would have had Casey not brought us Handmade Hero.

Within the Handmade.Network, Matt has become the person to ask to know if / when Casey covered a given topic – at least until the annotation system receives its long-expected overhaul – and will be the go-to person should you have any issues with the Network's site.

While not annotating or grepping the annotations for answers to folks' questions, Matt practises programming in C with a view to developing a bunch of software – to play, to run your console-based applications, for doing linguistic research and staging theatrical shows – writes audio and story (for games), and evangelises his Arch Linux system, taking full credit for Abner's discovery of the beautiful distro.

Recent Forum Threads

Forum insobot
Post date March 2, 2017, 5:42 p.m.

Feature Request: Polls

We occasionally take polls during streams - notably @jon's - but that currently depends on someon…
Forum Work-in-Progress
Post date Dec. 1, 2016, 10:24 a.m.


We have these here forums and blogs, we have our IRC server, I think we may have implicitly decid…
Forum HandmadeCon
Post date Oct. 15, 2016, 2:13 a.m.

Zak's Mediterranean Place

This evening @StrangeZak heroically booked a double room with two "full beds" (i.e. regular doubl…
Forum Work-in-Progress
Post date July 20, 2016, 5:02 p.m.

Work-in-Progress Projects Enter the Handmade.Network!

Good news, heroes and heroines, there is now a place in the Handmade.Network for projects that ar…
Forum OBBG
Post date July 2, 2016, 11:03 p.m.

Missing IRC Logs

Hi folks, I've got a bit of a weird one here. I use the IRC logs to help me annotate the streams…

Recent Forum Replies

Forum OBBG
Post date April 19, 2017, 8:56 p.m.

Thank you for making this

Hey vivek, to save you watching the videos in full, you could use the timecoded annotations to ju…
Forum Game
Post date March 16, 2017, 8:40 p.m.

Episode 32 PSA: Prefix and postfix pointer incrementation

It may be worth mentioning that pre- / post-incrementing isn't a stylistic choice: they do functi…
Post date March 5, 2017, 8:01 p.m.

Useful Links

Comparing with this issue that I opened today, I think it's clear we're on the same page!
Forum Work-in-Progress
Post date Dec. 11, 2016, 10:28 a.m.


Oooh yeah, a space MUD could be cool. 'Twould also tie in nicely with Abner (and, in time, Chrona…
Forum SourceCrunch
Post date Dec. 9, 2016, 8:29 p.m.

Winter Update

Hey Joe, if you want a guinea pig to follow drafts of your chapters and give you a beginner's per…