Objects that interact with each other are a very common occurrence. And yet, there are plenty of approaches to implement inter-object communication. Have a look at some examples to possibly widen your perspective on this important topic.
Reference Semantics for Beginners
Reference Semantics are not an exotic topic, but they can be quite the speed bump for programming beginners.
How Unity destroys objects
There seems to be a lot of confusion about how Unity handles the end of the life of an object. This article is meant to shed some light on the Object.Destroy method – what really happens and what that means to you.
Unity Game Initialization
Your game needs to do something right when it starts. Like creating an object that needs to exist everywhere in the project. This article is about some bad implementations to do this, and some better alternatives.
Things that can make a difference in Unity’s play mode compared to your build
Your build doesn’t behave like your game did in play mode? Here’s a few things that can be different in a build, and how you can avoid them.
An intro to serialization in Unity
The word “serialization” isn’t necessarily a term you learn about in your first year of programming, but it refers to a very basic IT concept that every Unity dev sooner or later comes in contact with. This article is meant for Unity beginners as a short explanation about the term, what it means in Unity,…
Why strings are not your friend
Strings can be found in many places throughout the Unity Engine. Your first steps with Unity are very likely to involve using some strings at some point, because that’s what many resources tell you to do.
However, the sooner you stop using them for your architecture, the better.
What exactly is FixedUpdate?
Understanding FixedUpdate is important to create games that offer the same gameplay experience on all machines, no matter at what framerate the game runs. This article explains what FixedUpdate is… and what it isn’t.
Using components instead of inheritance in Unity
Developers with an OOP background, no matter how experienced, struggle when they first stumble upon components on GameObjects in Unity. Alternatively, they enforce OOP principles in their Unity projects… and struggle later on.
This article tells you how to embrace component-based design.
Creating a camera setup in Unity
This article will summarize how I build different types of camera setups. You don’t have to do it the same way, but the techniques I use might help you get a new point of view for how you can accomplish things in Unity.