This is how I used the annual Advent of Code event to create an initiative for our developers, with rewards sponsored by our company.

Last year, I participated in the Advent of Code event and found it both interesting and worthwhile, learning a lot in the process.

As the 2020 event drew closer, I started thinking about leading an initiative for our developers, encouraging them to participate as well. I felt this could be a great opportunity for them to challenge themselves and learn from the tasks. …

For the last few years, I’ve been working as an iOS developer. Before that, I worked in game development for 11 years, and I thought I’d share a few thoughts and experiences from this shift.

Please note that this is just based on my own experiences, and is enormously dependent on both the types of games I used to work on, as well as the apps I’m currently working on.

Your mileage may vary.


My game development experience consists of QA/testing (including certification testing for Sony & Nintendo platforms), level and game design, scripting (proprietary language), and programming (C/C++). …

Geir-Kåre Wærp

iOS developer, previously worked in game development.

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