Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Feb 2018 23:10 UTC
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You have no idea how much effort went into getting this stupid white square on the screen.

If this one hell of a lede doesn't get your attention, nothing will.

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by Darkmage on Thu 22nd Feb 2018 02:21 UTC
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You guys do realise that this guy is Ryan C Gordon. Of fame. The guy who has single handedly ported more games to Linux than anyone else has. He started out at and worked on Heroes of Might and Magic 3 and Descent 3. This guy is a total legend in Linux/cross platform game development. He and Sam Lantinga (they collaborated on libSDL's creation) are 99% of the reason why Linux can even run games now. A lot of his written works are brilliant. He has some really good write ups of what porting an MFC application to GTK/Linux is like. Highly recommended reading for cross platform developers, especially in games.

Edited 2018-02-22 02:24 UTC

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