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Discussing Errors in Unity3D's Open-Source Components

In this article, we will try to find bugs and typos in the Unity open source components with the help of PVS-Studio static analyzer.

Automata, Virtual Machines and Compilers - Part 2

This article discusses how to handle local variables in a compiler and interpreted language.
Full source example of compiler and virtual machine are included.

GPS on the Microsoft Hololens

The Hololens is an amazing device capable of many things. Oddly enough, it is not equipped with a GPS Sensor. This article demonstrates a technique for pairing your GPS capable smart phone to the...

Shadows and light on Kepler 22

A brief description of the lighting system of the Kepler22 game.
Kepler22 is an open world game with mixed indoor / outdoor environment and full dynamic lighting which runs smoothly even on th...

Game Engine Containers - handle_map

This article explores the creation of a data container for game programming. This container is meant to take the place of C++ standard library containers such as std::map and std::unordered_map, wi...

Pupping - a method for serializing data

A look in to a useful pattern for serializing data which separates the serialization process from the resulting data. This pattern is very similar to boost serialization without the boost dependenc...

Five and a Half Steps to Efficient Meetings

How to go about planning and running successful meetings
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