Evan Rogers
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If "ResourceManager" classes are considered bad, what are the alternatives?
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I think the issue is not that this is a bad design. The issue is that the name "Manager" is nondescript, like "Update" and "Process" and "Actor". It is unhelpful to someone attempting to understand ...

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Best way to notify a user on Facebook that it's their turn to act
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Requests were created for this purpose among others... App-generated requests: These requests can be initiated and sent only to users who have authorized your app. Developers can send these ...

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STL for games, yea or nay?
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Good question! A more specific question is what are some common requirements that a game would have that cannot be met with STL and Boost. In my experience, the tight memory limitations of console ...

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Havok physics with a wide range of object scales
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Havok has a few spatial constants you will want to tweak for the size of your world, but otherwise the scale of the world shouldn't matter. Rather, the scale of the objects relative to one another ...

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Role of an entity state in a component based system?
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State machines and components are orthogonal techniques. You can have states in your components or not, just as you can have states in any class. You can have a component observe (see Observer Pattern)...

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