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The Plant Pal Assistant (AWS – LLM) project was part of the 2024 UBC CIC Hackathon. The event provided the required infrastructure for the attendees to learn or practice using Cloud Computing and Generative AI to create creative and…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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The Last Laugh – 2024 Vancouver Game Jam

As a team of 6, we created a narrative, 2d side-scroller using the Godot game engine. As project lead of our team of beginners, my role was to ensure a feasible project scope based on a very tight deadline…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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Nourished by Caroline

The Nourished by Caroline Theme is a custom WordPress theme derived from the Twenty Twenty-Four theme, designed for the ‘Nourished by Caroline’ vegan food blog and professional business website. This theme showcases the power of WordPress’s Full Site Editing (FSE) feature…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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FPS Drone Shooter

The project’s focus was to learn the principal elements of developing a first-person shooter in Unreal Engine 5. It focused on learning how to implement character movement, combat elements, enemy AI, environment design and managing game modes…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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Obstacle Assault – Learning Unreal Engine Part 2

This is part two of the Unreal 5.0 C++ Developer: Learn C++ and Make Video Games tutorial on GameDev.

I made the obstacle course my own, using the created C++ blueprint to make moving and rotating obstacles…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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Warehouse Wreckage – Learning Unreal Engine Part 1

This is part one of the Unreal 5.0 C++ Developer: Learn C++ and Make Video Games tutorial on GameDev.

For this course, I simply familiarized myself with blueprints, creating assets and using some minor logic to start the player with…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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Volcarona 3D Print

I recently purchased a 3d printer, the Creality Ender 3 V2 and have some prints from Printables, and some of my own prints which can be found here.

For a birthday present for a family member, I decided to make…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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Another Try at Blender

Over 15 years ago I tried to learn blender when I was just 11/12 years to learn Blender to be able to add assets into my favorite game: Oblivion. I never got far with the attempt, but ten years later…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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Why Valve is Releasing the Steam Deck

Earlier today Valve announced the Steam Deck, a handheld PC built with custom hardware with the support of AMD. The device itself is incredibly interesting, sporting a quad core Zen 2 CPU with the latest RDNA 2 APU available…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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First Impressions of the Eve Spectrum

This will be my first post with some actual hands-on time with the Spectrum, but it most definitely will not be the last! I plan to answer as many of the community’s questions as I can about the…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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Hatley Naturals

Hatley Naturals is an ecommerce website that sells candles and other wellness products. This repository contains the source code for the theme, built as a custom theme for Shopify…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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Parlee Digital

The Parlee Digital Theme is a custom theme for the Parlee-Digital Frontity project. It is built using the @frontity/mars-theme starter theme as a base and includes several custom components and features.

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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My Favorites of 2019

2019 was a fantastic year of learning, challenges and successes. I read some new fantastic novels, I enjoyed new and old songs and learned a ton from some of my favorite podcasts. Please enjoy the list I have made of…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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First Day In Lloret de Mar, Spain

Caroline and I arrived in Lloret de Mar, Spain on September 30, 2019. Though it was our first day in Spain, I will mostly write about our first full day which was on October 1, 2019. On September 1, 2019…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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Easy Dark Theme Using Only CSS

As I was exploring Twitter today, I came upon what I believe to be the easiest way to add a dark theme to a website using only CSS.
When I had previously explored how to add a dark theme…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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Navigating the Online Storefront

The physical storefront, office or commercial location is a necessity for almost any business. Business leaders will fuss over the look, the location, the amenities available for clients, etc. What I have often found is that most business leaders pay…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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Benefits to Consolidating Leases

For many growing businesses, the decision to lease new assets is an easy one. They need the assets for operations, their needs as a growing company can change dramatically in a short span of time and in the current, fast-paced…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond
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Growth Through Travel

The last month has been very hectic. Caroline, my fiancé, was offered a job working as a dietitian in Vernon, BC a little over a month ago. Having lived exclusively in New-Brunswick, it was a big decision for us to…

Shaun Guimond
Shaun Guimond