I have had to disable the MathJax-LaTeX plugin due to a parse error in the PHP in the latest version (v 1.3.3) that brings down the entire blog. That means that equations and any other math stuff will not display properly. The developer is already aware of the problem as of 3 days ago, and working on a fix, so this should just be a temporary hiccup.

# math

**Math**, in the context of this blog, refers to either fairly complex numeric and mathematical operations, or a focus on the math part of the standard library or other libraries.

I hang out a lot with engineers and game programmers, so that means I tend to see a lot of code dealing with physics problems. One of the most commonly used bits of code in both domains has to be the Euclidean distance equation. However, few programmers realize that that equation is a lot easier than it used to be. Continue Reading