Starting up: Three key pieces of advice

This article was originally posted on Microsoft.com here. I'm reposting now for my own followers and for anyone interested who missed it the first time! Since starting a business I've had a few people ask me for advice and information about how I got started, and what I wish I had known beforehand. To help out those... Continue Reading →

Microsoft UK Blog – Why you should become a Microsoft Student Partner

This was originally posted on Microsoft UK Developers under the title "Why You Should Become a Microsoft Student Partner" at http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/developers/articles/week03sep15/why-you-should-become-a-microsoft-student-partner/ Students, now is the time to apply to become a Microsoft Student Partner for 2015/16. I'm writing this article to let you know about my experience as a student partner over the last the year... Continue Reading →

Off to Seattle!

Evening all, just a quick one! About a month ago I was chosen as the Microsoft Student Partner of the Year UK and as part of that I'm going to Redmond, WA tomorrow to visit the Microsoft Campus as part of the MSP Summit. While I'm there I'll get to check out Tech Ready and... Continue Reading →

The Meatly Jam!

Side stepping from my usual posts, which are generally either tutorials, games I've made, or experiences I'm sharing, today I want to talk about an oppurtunity coming up at the end of March. If you follow this blog you will know that I have attended many game jams (technically eleven at this point), which I... Continue Reading →

Global Game Jam – 2015

As January draws to a close, the annual Global Game Jam returns to keep me up for the greater part of 48 hours jammed packed with learning, playing, creating, and perhaps a little developing. If you have read my previous posts about game jams, you will know that me and my team try something new at every... Continue Reading →

The Question Mark: In-Line If Statements

While working on bigger projects during my internship, I came across multiple uses of a question mark symbol "?" in the code. I did some research and learnt that they are essentially used for in-line if statements. I now use them with some regularity, so I thought I'd share what I have learnt with you,... Continue Reading →

Passing a Method as a Parameter

I have been working through a few tutorials so as to further my knowledge of 3D programming. In these instances, I've been learning about how to do 3D in XNA. While learning about quaternions and matrices, I came across a problem that I have encountered many times before; what do you do if you have... Continue Reading →

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