This post is for anyone working on a side project, or passion project, and ends up feeling lost or stuck — ultimately resulting in an abandoned project, or shifting the attention to something else.
TLDR: I’ve created a Trello Board Template which I’m using for every single project I’m participating, even if only I’m gonna see it. Check it out here!
The best thing that I’ve started doing a few months from now is having a Trello board for each and every single project I work on. Even if it’s a 2-week project. …
Almost 2 years ago, the very first version of Colyseus was published. It started out as a wild and naive experiment for my own multiplayer experiments.
Since then, the community slowly started to try it out and release some games using it, such as:
TLDR: Check out a simple and productive template for authoring libraries with browser testing: https://github.com/endel/library-template.ts
I love TypeScript because it lets you write whatever style you want. Don’t want to use property and method access…
HOOK — Open-source alternative to Parse.com written in PHP
With the official announcement of Parse.com retirement, I feel that I have to “sell” the backend I’ve been working on in the past couple of years.
HOOK is a backend as a service designed with real needs of a digital agency: usually with small projects and a tight deadline. It’s all about making developers happy and delivering the final product faster, such as websites, mobile applications, interactive installations, etc.
It makes you feel like you’re using a NoSQL database, even though you’re not. You’ll be able to manipulate your tables as-you-go…
Most people who want a multiplayer game tend to re-implement a lobby system using socket.io or sockjs, which is fine if you want to do a single game. …
Software Engineer & Indie Game Developer