The latest episode of The Polyglot Developer Podcast has been published and it is the first one on the show to be on the topic of game development!
In case this is your first time hearing of Houdini, it is a system that allows you to create procedural, node-based workflows, for generating game assets and terrains. Houdini is used in many of the top rated games and significantly reduces parts of the game development time.Read More
I’ve been developing applications both as a hobby and professionally for quite some time now. I’ve released top ranking mobile applications to the various app stores and even sold the rights to applications.
One question I get asked quite a bit is in regards to how I come up with those ideas and execute on them for a successful release. Being a solid developer is one thing, but having a solid plan is another.
I’m going to share my process so you can be more successful with your web and mobile application releases.Read More
In this episode of The Polyglot Developer Podcast I sit down with two of my good friends, Raymond Camden and Simon Reimler, and discuss developer tools and strategies for being successful. Episode #3: Developer Tools that can Make You More Productive Towards Your Next Release covers a lot of ground and is broken up into three main sections:
This podcast episode is not specific to any programming language or release platform. In other words, whether your a web developer, mobile app developer, or game designer, you will be able to find this information valuable.Read More
Unity3D offers a ton of great features for Android projects, but often there are gaps that must be filled with plugins.
Let’s take the example of Toast popups for Android. In your game you might like to show a popup message that explains an error, or states that you are signed in to a server.Read More
I’ve recently switched from using Admob in my games to Chartboost. This switch made sense because most of the ads that were filling with Admob were not relevant to gaming. For example, many of the ads Turbo Prop was receiving were dating and real-estate related. This resulted in very poor eCPM.
The following is a great (and quick) way to get Chartboost ads for iOS and Android in your Unity3D 4.3+ game.Read More