Posts tagged gamedev
I’m reading a book titled “Beginning C++ Game Programming” by Michael Dawson. It’s really exciting read a C++ book, again. I haven’t touched a c++ editor nor a compiler since my college days. The last editor I’ve been in for a number of years is Dreamweaver – from 2004 up to Adobe Creative Suite 4. I did a quick search, on “linux c++ editor” and I found a program called Eclipse. Looks promising, so I’m installing it. 76 packages total. As for my reading, its late, so, I stopped at page 4.
I’m still reading the article from GameDev, Game Programming Beginners Guide, on my lunch break. It’s amazing that this article was written in 2000 yet it’s relevant in 2009. Here are some key notes from that article:
I really don’t know how to date these entries. We’ll see how long it takes me to no longer write “day n”. Well; I’m making some subtle moves into completing my childhood dream of becoming a video game developer. Two nights ago, I came up with a rough plan, I’m hosting that document on Google Docs, and last night I did some more research. I’m reading this article from GameDev.net on Game Programming Beginners Guide, and luckily for me, they are suggesting C/C++. I really wished they’d suggest that language. It was the first system-level programming language I learned and I really have some kind of loyalty to it.