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The Importance Of Human Code

The importance of Human Code. #roblox#gamedev#discuss JedDevs 24 Jan 2020・5 min read
------------------------------------------  This post was originally hosted on Roblox DevForum: https://devforum.roblox.com/t/the-importance-of-human-code/441496
------------------------------------------  I recently read a blog post that really resonated with me, my struggles and experiences which was later expanded via tweet by Daniel Irvine 7 who said:You’re conflating two separate things. One is the desire to write clear, well-structured code. Another is your belief that your code is more valuable than that of your colleagues. I fear you’re missing the more important lesson.In both education and work we are told that creating the cleanest and following DRY to the core is the answer to reaching the top of your respective area. I say it’s time we cast away this idea that these are the ideals we stride for, in favour that we should use these as th…

The Importance Of Human Code

The importance of Human Code. #roblox#gamedev#discuss JedDevs 24 Jan 2020・5 min read
------------------------------------------  This post was originally hosted on Roblox DevForum: https://devforum.roblox.com/t/the-importance-of-human-code/441496
------------------------------------------  I recently read a blog post that really resonated with me, my struggles and experiences which was later expanded via tweet by Daniel Irvine 7 who said:You’re conflating two separate things. One is the desire to write clear, well-structured code. Another is your belief that your code is more valuable than that of your colleagues. I fear you’re missing the more important lesson.In both education and work we are told that creating the cleanest and following DRY to the core is the answer to reaching the top of your respective area. I say it’s time we cast away this idea that these are the ideals we stride for, in favour that we should use these as th…

What's Roblox and why you should care.

What's Roblox and why you should care. #roblox#gamedev#career JedDevs 16 Dec 2019・5 min readEditManage Writers Note: I've allowed this post to sit in drafts for over two month, hardly being touched and I think it's because while I love roblox and there's a lot of reasons you should to, I just didn't have the level of experience with other engines to make an informed review and now I'm several months into my Game Design and Development course at college and have actively been using Unreal Engine and Unity coupled with Maya and the entirety of the Autodesk applications while previously being restricted to Blender and Roblox Studio I now, finally, have enough perspective to make an informed post about roblox (somewhat without bias).This is a continuation of this post: Roblox, good or bad for the world of game development?It's no secret that roblox is a large platform, in fact, I bet that you, your chil…