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Delta Engine – 2D and 3D Application Engine written in C++

Delta3D is an open-source multi-platform game development engine. Written in C++, the engine is available to users under the license of LGPL (Lesser General Public License). Community-supported, Delta3D is widely prevalent among developers around the globe. The engine is used for multipurpose including training, education, visualization, and of course entertainment.

Dark Engine - Game Engine

Dark Engine

The dark engine is an old game development engine created by Looking Glass Studios primarily used in 1998 until 2000 for the making of classic thief games. Written in C++, the dark engine utilizes tools like DroomEd for the production of games. License to the engine is proprietary, i.e., closed source product. The supported platform for the engine is only Microsoft Windows.

Creation Game Engine

The Creation is a 3D game development engine developed by Bethesda game studio with Gamebryo game engine as a base for this engine. The game engine is integrated with a set of tools and plugins including run-time libraries which allows the production of cross-platform game titles.

Construct Video Game Engine

Construct is an HTML-5 based 2D gaming engine developed by Scirra Ltd. Written in C++ and JavaScript language-focused fundamentally for non-programmers. It allows visual programming making it easier for artists to give life to their imagination into the game. Construct is not a template engine; it has a complete set of tools to create something unique and genuinely your creation.

Esenthel Game Engine

Esenthel Game Engine

The word Esenthel is made by combining two words i.e. Essential and Essence. It is an open source game engine for developing commercial and noncommercial games (it is not Free, there are some limitations, i.e. its code cannot be used to create/improve other game engines.). It is written in C++ and is very easy to use. It uses very clean APIs. It is in development since 2000.

DX Studio

DX Studio

DX Studio produced by Worldweaver Ltd is an integrated development tool used to build 3D video games, simulations, or real-time interactive applications for either standalone, web-based, Microsoft Office or Visual Studio use. Written in C++, DX Studio is available to users in both standard and professional editions.

CryEngine – Game Engine written in C++

CryEngine – Game Engine written in C++

CryEngine is a powerful gaming engine written in C++, Lua and C#. This Engine was originally developed by German game developer Crytex. In 2000, the Crytex made partnership with Ubisoft that actually accelerated its growth. The first version of FarCry game was launched in 2004 and the engine was made available under a license. FarCry is still one of the best first person games in general.

Ten tips on improving your programming skills

Ten tips on improving your programming skills

As a programmer I used different ways to improve my programming skills, like reading/writing code, working with experienced programmers and reading blogs and websites. I have listed few of the points here which in my opinion will be quite useful for novice programmers.

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Web Applications Security

At my present job I am responsible for web applications administration and security. I lead automation team in all implementation aspects, including project management, process analysis, workflow design, configuration data set-up, systems interface development, system installation, testing, training, go-live, and post-implementation monitoring. One of the major challanges in web applications domain is web development security.

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Little known features of C/C++

There are always few little known or hidden features in each programming language. At StackOverflow.com someone started a series of posts “Hidden features of” programming languages. The Hidden Features series is great for people who are new to a certain language.

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