I am a long time C++ programmer. The customer wants to go to the web. Time for me to learn Java.
I partnered up with a friend of mine from school to work on some projects together. At first we did some database web apps in PHP. Now we are getting to the real fun. We are writing a Pacman clone.
Now I believe in starting small. Therefore I got Pacman to be drawn to the screen. The guy chomped around a rectangle nicely. My friend took on the task to get a ghost drawn. It drew, but ran off the screen initially. Bugs have since been fixed and the ghost bounces around inside the boundaries.
Next step is to draw a rudimentary maze and have the Pacman and ghost obe the walls of the maze. I think we got this.