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Livio De La Cruz's Blog


Livio De La Cruz is an aspiring 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


Member Blogs

Posted by Livio De La Cruz on Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:34:00 EST in
Practical tips for developers, community managers, and anyone else who wants to help solve the growing problem of internet hate in our communities.

Posted by Livio De La Cruz on Mon, 05 Jan 2015 01:38:00 EST in
Many of us are still depressed about what happened last fall. This post is my attempt to process what happened and figure out why the depression is still lingering.

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 - 01/25/2015 - 04:17]

The main problem that this ...

The main problem that this is meant to solve is the fact that some people think that it 's okay to disrespect and threaten people in our industry. r n r nRefusing to do business with those who support or enable that kind of behavior is just one of the ...

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.