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How to Write Your Own C++ Game Engine

http://preshing.com/20171218/how-to-write-your-own-cpp-game-engine/  The gaming platforms of 2017 – mobile, console and PC – are very powerful and, in many ways, quite similar to one another. Game engine development is not so much about struggling with weak and exotic hardware, as it was in the past. In my opinion, it’s more about struggling with complexity of your own

The Death of Flash and Rewriting Old Code

https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DougPearson/20171212/311570/Post_Mortem_The_Death_of_Flash_and_Rewriting_14_Million_Lines_of_Code.php Adobe recently confirmed the suspicion held by many in the games industry that Flash is a dying platform. The official announcement that Flash will be discontinued in 2020 is threatening the infrastructure for many games and mobile apps, putting developers in a position to either abandon or overhaul their proprietary code built meticulously over

Software Developer Shortage

News all over say that there seems to be a serious software developer shortage now. According to Business Insider, Finland currently lacks over 7000 software developers. And if the trend continues, the need will grow to 15,000 unfilled positions in 2020. The issue isn’t limited to just Finland. Other Nordic countries have the same problem. Software engineers have been at the

Arduino and Unity3D Interactive Experience – Arduino Project Hub

https://create.arduino.cc/projecthub/relativty/wrmhl-arduino-and-unity3d-interactive-experience-cc18b3?ref=platform&ref_id=424_recent___&offset=3 This looks like an interesting project to connect any Arduino interface to Unity3D.  In transmitting data from Arduino to Unity3D, usually the main issue is INSANE LATENCY. With wmrhl you should be able to connect any Arduino interface to Unity3D, and it’s completely open source at https://github.com/relativty/wrmhl

What Tech Skills are Hot (React, Cloud) or Not (Linux, Tableau) – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/view-from-the-valley/at-work/tech-careers/what-tech-skills-are-hot-react-cloud-or-not-linux-tableau  It’s a good time to have experience in React, the JavaScript library used to create user interfaces, according to a study released this week by job search firm Indeed.com. Meanwhile, a growing number of job seekers are touting their Linux skills, but employers are less interested. And Python’s status is, well, complicated, the Indeed study showed.

Entering the Quantum Era—How Firefox got fast again and where it’s going to get faster

https://hacks.mozilla.org/2017/11/entering-the-quantum-era-how-firefox-got-fast-again-and-where-its-going-to-get-faster/ Over the past seven months, Mozilla developers have been rapidly replacing major parts of the engine, introducing Rust and parts of Servo to Firefox. Plus, thety have worked on performance issues, both obvious and non-obvious. This newly released Firefox is called Project Quantum. This posting goes through the biggest changes to Firefox browser.

Containers and microservices complicate cloud-native security

http://www.theserverside.com/feature/Containers-and-microservices-complicate-cloud-native-security?utm_campaign=Black%20Duck%20Press&utm_content=60709505&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook Developing applications with microservices and containers may be a modern approach to software design, but traditional software flaws still remain a problem when addressing cloud-native security. When you think about microservices-architected, there’s a wide range of, I guess you could say opinions, about what that means.  In this age of DevOps and cloud-native development, the software