Women in tech are still quite rare – especially as developers. My personal aim is, to introduce more girls and women to tech jobs and help them to jump on board. This is my story of how I switched to the nerdy side.
In this blog post I will give some tips on how you can become a better software developer if you really dive deeper the programming languages you are working with.
There are quite some similarities between working as a product manager in software development and solving jigsaw puzzles. Not only in terms of challenges but also in terms of techniques on how to meet them – especially in big new projects.
Table Inheritance is a concept that creates a parent-child relationship between multiple database tables. Here, I’m going to talk about this design solution and how was it applied in Forge of Empires.
In Sunrise Village you can explore a beautiful world full of lush vegetation. The ground and many objects are covered with grass, flowers, ferns and water plants. We call this kind of ground foliage “MicroVegetation”. MicroVegetation is not just static: When you chop down a tree grass regrows at the new empty spot and when you build a house the vegetation is removed from the building’s footprint area. We created a custom system to render and edit MicroVegetation system.
Curves are used in many areas of gaming such as graphics, motion and visual effects. To demonstrate many characteristics of curves, this article will walk you through a project of making a procedural road editor, from the requirements to the thought process and solutions in solving the challenges. Procedural Road Editor using Curves Our editor […]
Gaining enough visibility on what’s going on in your services can be a struggle. Here I will show how distributed tracing can help with that and what some of the benefits are that we encountered while implementing it.
If you ever played idle games before, you surely noticed how fast numbers in these games grow, even after only playing for a short amount of time. This exponential growth poses some challenges for developers though.
Quality Assistance… a new term? No, but an alternative name for QA which traditionally stands for quality assurance. Quality Assistance offers a fresh, automated approach to testing that complements the development of high-quality software. It allows the whole software delivery team to contribute across the entire software development life cycle, from planning to post-deployment. This […]
Marie Kondo got famous by teaching people how to tidy up their homes – only once! It is so effective because she makes people really think about what kind of life they exactly want to live in these homes. She also brings several practical methods for tidying up.
Can these methods be applied to old, messy, untested, legacy code?