Unreal Engine 4 and Space Invaders

At the beginning of the summer I was wanting to create Space Invaders in a month. The problem with this was that I needed to learn OpenGL. I don't particularly want to be a graphics programmer, so while I'm sure it will be a useful thing to learn, it's currently…

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Knowing Where to Start

I've been trying to work on learning the skills I've been told that I need to get a job in the games industry. And thankfully I've been given some great tips on where to look to start learning these skills. What I haven't ever really been taught though, is how…

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End of Blaugust

Blogging every day for 31 days has been an interesting experience. I learned a lot about myself and my writing capabilities. I learned how hard it is sometimes to come up with something new to talk about, especially when there are times that you're doing basically the same things for…

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Coursera Algorithms

I spent a lot of the summer relaxing when I wasn't working. There was a lot I was learning to get the work done that I needed to do for my Professor. Now that the summer is almost over I'm going to get back into learning again. I've decided to…

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The Hello World Program

Today while looking for some information on how to make a portion of a website do what I needed I came across a website called The Hello World Program. This website has a collection of short kid show style videos related to computers. Needless to say I did not find…

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A Break from Computers

Over the past few weeks, and definitely over the past few years, I have spent a ton of time in front of a computer screen. Sometimes for the purpose of work, others for play. This past weekend I decided I needed to take a break from it for a bit.…

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Vim and g++

One of the things that I have been working on as I'm learning C++ more in depth is being able to program on any operating system. "Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing." - vim.org Vim allows you to set pretty much everything…

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Data Structures and Algorithm Fun

A major portion of the course is just him using example interview questions to go over the 7 steps for solving a problem. I decided that for now I would skip over that and come back to it after watching the portions on data structures and algorithms. It's mostly short…

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Whiteboards - Problem Solving Steps

Continuing on with Udemy - Coding for Interviews Course I have been working through more of the Coding for Interviews Course that I started last night. One of the things that the instructor goes into depth of is the steps he uses for solving coding problems on a whiteboard. Going…

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Udemy - First Impressions

I received a coupon to get a course from Udemy for only $10. I'm currently working on learning some of the programming skills I've been told by interviewers that I'm currently lacking. This is mostly data structures and algorithms. So I thought I would look for something like that. While…

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