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SE-Radio Episode 339: Jafar Soltani on Continuous Delivery for Multiplayer Games

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SE-Radio Episode 339: Jafar Soltani on Continuous Delivery for Multiplayer Games

Jafar Soltani of Rare (Microsoft Studios) discusses Continuous Delivery in mobile games and how it can increase quality, reduce crunch, and deliver games faster. Host Nate Black speaks with guest Jafar Soltani about the unique challenges of AAA games and why these challenges have prevented game companies from implementing continuous delivery. Topics include: the architectural […]

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Episode 92: Introduction to Game Development

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Episode 92: Introduction to Game Development

In this Episode, Arno talks with Oliver Jucknath about the art of writing computer games. A lot of myth is attached to this area of computing, and while a game technically is just another program, it is written in a different context than typical business applications.

This is true at the code level, where aggressive optimization is a focus throughout development. It also applies at the team level, where collaboration between specialists is pronounced. And the business context is different as well, which in turn influences the development effort as a whole.

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