Apple just announced that soon they will bring the new mac app store to Snow Leopard. The App Store will allow users to download and install applications with just one click, like on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Developers will also be able to take a 70 percent cut of sales through the digital storefront, while Apple keeps 30 percent. Sounds great, right? Wrong! » more

Game Engine Architecture
October 19, 2010

One of the greatest books on game development I’ve ever read was Game Engine Architecture by Jason Gregory. » more

I just uploaded my free rapid prototyping framework for BlitzMax on GitHub. It has an object oriented design and I already used it to write a few small games for myself and for my company, so it’s quite stable. » more

Rework
October 9, 2010

I recently just read Rework from Jason Friend and Heinemeier Hansson from 37Signals. It’s definitly one of the best books I ever read on how to found and lead a company the right way. » more

Since serveral weeks now I’m not able to use my facebook account anymore. I flaged my account as developer account about a month or two. When you’re in the facebook test developer network you can’t communicate with others. So I left the network again, but it doesn’t work out so fine. I don’t have the “Leave”-Button anymore, but I neither can’t communicate nor I’m able to visit other users profiles, so I guess internally my acc is still flaged. » more