Category: Game programming

Game programming, tools, methodologies, practices.

Coffee&Code

It is really nice when students take the initiative to set up activities.  One of our international students likes working with Linux.  Many of our students have focused on Windows rather than Linux, so he thought it would be nice

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HowTo: SFML on Android

Prerequisites Go to SFML GitHub Repo and clone it to your local machine. You need to have GIT installed for that. Install Android SDK and Android NDK. Install cmake. Note: The process seems not to work with Visual Studio, so you may

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Game Jam for science: #setijam

Science Games at SETI #setijam SETI has organized their Science Games Jam this weekend – check SETI game jam. From our school three teams have entered the challenge of building a game related somehow to the Drake’s equation.  Check out all

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Gamification of QA and Debugging in software development

Work in progress….   Software debugging and games Combining gamification and software debugging? YES! If it sounds to you like an interesting idea or if you interested, keep watching this space, or get in touch.   Resources Infosys: Gamifying software

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Teaching programmers

Ars Technica had an Q&A section recently on the difference between graduate programmers and professional programmers. Most of the answers are from people who have experience with a traditional computer scinece degree program, in large institutions with very traditional approaches

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Programming style

This is a quick answer to a question on programming style for the Game Programming course. Programming style is about communication. Within each group you have to decide on the programming style you will use.  Sometimes the decision is encumbered

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Unity Pro Serial number

Unity are supporting the Global Game Jam. They have released a trial serial number for Untity Pro for use during the GGJ U3-YGTJ-2682-KKDQ-5535-NQ73

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