Category Archives: Technology

Back in the Programming Chair Again

An issue I've recently encountered with trying to move back into programming is the reluctance of companies to employ someone who hasn't been commercially developing for a while. Due to my lecturing, I've not been employed as a programmer for 5 years. A common theme I'm hearing in interview feedback is that companies need some reassurance as to my development capabilities. I can understand the … Continue Reading ››

Game server software – An overview of node.js

I've been doing some research into the type of solution used for server-side software - code that runs on a server, responding to multiple users requesting services/information/data from it at various times. In a game development scenario, this would be to respond with world information, game play logic changes, and downstream assets and resources as needed by the client software. This kind of software needs … Continue Reading ››