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Livio De La Cruz's Blog


Livio De La Cruz is a game designer and programmer who has managed multiple communities, including the UA GameDev Club and the Interguild. He's currently working as a program manager at Microsoft. In the past he has worked as a teaching assistant, and he frequently volunteers for programs that help teach kids about programming or game design. You can follow his blog here:

Twitter: @LivioDeLaCruz


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Learning new skills and technologies is one of the most important parts of being a developer. Here are some of my thoughts on how you can get better at it.

Posted by Livio De La Cruz on Tue, 07 Oct 2014 06:40:00 EDT in Design
If you look at #GamerGate solely from a community management point of view, you can learn a lot about how to better manage the communities that you care about.

Posted by Livio De La Cruz on Thu, 10 Jul 2014 03:36:00 EDT in Design, Production, Indie
An super-detailed look at the successes and failures of a student project. See what we learned about rapid-prototyping, managing our creative process, and much more!

These are a bunch of unusual and non-technical tips for becoming a better programmer. Many of these tips are about increasing your ability to stay focused, stay productive, and avoid costly mistakes.

Livio De La Cruz's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 07/02/2014 - 03:35]

Oh man, that 's so ...

Oh man, that 's so true. Even non-self-taught programmers probably went through a university program that didn 't emphasize enough team projects. r n r nThere are a lot of unexpected problems that you run into when you program with others, such as resolving differences in coding/commenting style, mustering up ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/10/2014 - 01:53]

Great article I just graduated ...

Great article I just graduated last May, so it 's good to see that I 'm doing at least a few things right r n r nPS: Something 's wrong with that tigsource link.