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Beginning Shader Development

I want to get started doing some game development using Microsoft's XNA. Part of that is Shader development, but I have no idea how to get started. I know that nVidia's FX Composer is a great tool to…


graphics - Equidistant points across Bezier curves

Currently, I'm attempting to make multiple beziers have equidistant points. I'm currently using cubic interpolation to find the points, but because the way beziers work some areas are more dense tha…


unit testing - Automated testing a game

Question How would you go adding automated testing to a game? I believe you can unit test a lot of the game engine's functionality(networking, object creation, memory management, etc), but is it pos…


What is the best way to go from Java/C# to C++?

At my university most of my classes have been in Java. I have also recently learned C#(and the Visual Studio environment) at a summer internship. Now I'm taking an Intro to Computer Graphics class…


artificial intelligence - Best programming based games

Back when I was at school, I remember tinkering with a Mac game where you programmed little robots in a sort of pseudo-assembler language which could then battle each other. They could move themselves…


.net - Broadcast like UDP with the reliability of TCP

I'm working on a.net solution that is run completely inside a single network. When users make a change to the system, I want to launch an announcement and have everyone else hear it and act according…


python 3.x - Toolkit Options for 2D Python Game Programming

What are some toolkits for developing 2D games in Python? An option that I have heard of is Pygame, but is there anything that has more range to do more things? What are the good and bad parts about…


algorithm - Finding a single number in a list

This question already has an answer here: How to find the only number in an array that doesn't occur twice[duplicate] 5 answers What would be the best al…



How do I model a chessboard when programming a computer to play chess?

What data structures would you use to represent a chessboard for a computer chess program?…


algorithm - Optimizing Conway's 'Game of Life'

To experiment, I've(long ago) implemented Conway's Game of Life(and I'm aware of this related question!). My implementation worked by keeping 2 arrays of booleans, representing the 'last state', an…




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