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Pawan
2 posts
Anybody just starting on this recently?
4 years ago
Hi Guys,

I am just starting with Hand made hero on youtube.
I am hoping that it should work even though I am 300 days behind :)

Do you guys have any advice for me as a beginner
Also is there anybody else just starting on this?
Connor
54 posts

It's been so long ;)

Anybody just starting on this recently?
4 years ago
My advice is to stay at it and always practice. I view handmade hero as more of a real class than a thing I do in my free time. It really helps to have a schedule. Mine goes a little like this, Monday watch the current video, Tuesday implement the code myself without looking back at the video or source code, Wednesday watch the current video, repeat.

I never move ahead without understanding what has been taught and that's why I am not that far along despite doing handmade hero for a long time.

Hope that helps. :)

- Connor

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Jesse
64 posts

Programmer at NASA GSFC

Anybody just starting on this recently?
4 years ago
It's designed to be consumed at your own, individualized pace. I would guard against the "Catching up" mentality, because you are not missing out on anything besides the pre-streams even if you take a decade to complete the series. It's there for when you need it. Enjoy.

The meaning of life is to dance and sing while the music is being played.
N Setobol
15 posts
Warehouse worker/Programmer
Anybody just starting on this recently?
3 years, 12 months ago
Casey always says don't worry about catching up.

I'm only on day 34.

github: https://github.com/nsetobol

"I thought what I'd do was, I'd pretend I was one of those deaf-mutes. That way I wouldn't have to have any useless conversations with anybody" -J.D Sailnger
Ishan
5 posts
Anybody just starting on this recently?
3 years, 12 months ago
I am new here. I am going to start from Monday 26th here in India.

What I want to know is two things:
1) Do I have to use Windows or I can use Linux? I have my laptop set up in dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04 and I prefer to do all my programming on Linux.

2) There is a pre-order link on https://handmadehero.org/
and there is this:
Is all the source code included with the game?
Yes! If you buy the game, you will get absolutely all the code. And not just to the most recent build, but to every build from every day, so you can easily go back through the video archives and practice along with them.
Now I don't have a problem paying 15 dollars (I will pay it anyway). What I want to know is what is this for? Does this lets me access the source code and without it, it is not accessible?

Thanks
Simon Anciaux
881 posts
Anybody just starting on this recently?
3 years, 12 months ago
Yes, you need to buy the game to get access to the source code.
Bill Strong
52 posts
Anybody just starting on this recently?
3 years, 12 months ago
ishanatmuz
I am new here. I am going to start from Monday 26th here in India.

What I want to know is two things:
1) Do I have to use Windows or I can use Linux? I have my laptop set up in dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04 and I prefer to do all my programming on Linux.

2) There is a pre-order link on https://handmadehero.org/
and there is this:
Is all the source code included with the game?
Yes! If you buy the game, you will get absolutely all the code. And not just to the most recent build, but to every build from every day, so you can easily go back through the video archives and practice along with them.
Now I don't have a problem paying 15 dollars (I will pay it anyway). What I want to know is what is this for? Does this lets me access the source code and without it, it is not accessible?

Thanks


What part of Linux do you like for programming? If it is the command line tools, try the Bash on Ubuntu on Windows for Windows 10. You can write the code in your favorite editor, and then compile with VS at compile time. (You can't compile with VS from the command line, unfortunately.)

This would be the simplest answer, if you want to follow along exactly with Casey. However, if you are comfortable with Linux graphics programming, then just translate the first few days to the Linux version and go from their.

Also, if you buy the game, you get access to the github repository that contains others translations to macOS, SDL, the Go Language and more.
Matt Mascarenhas
141 posts / 2 projects

Annotator, supper gatherer and slammer of thunderous high fives

Anybody just starting on this recently?
3 years, 12 months ago
Hi Ishan, although I still haven't started coding along, as such, I did build it along here on Arch Linux thanks to @nxsy's XCB platform layer. Currently there's an issue with the TIMED_FUNCTION macro preventing the code from compiling with GCC and Clang but, since this was only introduced on Day 183 and later cleaned up on Day 249 (according to the annotations), you probably won't need to worry about this for a while.

Also, along with the source code for all of the days in the form of .zip files and the GitHub repo, the pre-order grants you access to the art assets.
Ishan
5 posts
Anybody just starting on this recently?
3 years, 12 months ago
Huge thanks to everyone for answering my queries.

One more question: Is there a way to register to threads on the forum to be notified via email, when someone posts a reply?
Abner Coimbre
317 posts / 2 projects

Founder

Anybody just starting on this recently?
3 years, 12 months ago
ishanatmuz
Is there a way to register to threads on the forum to be notified via email, when someone posts a reply?

If all goes well, we have the e-mail notifications feature scheduled to appear next month. It's an essential feature along with the others I discuss here. We're happy you're finding this site useful.

Started Handmade Network.
Pawan
2 posts
Anybody just starting on this recently?
3 years, 11 months ago
Thank you so much everybody for all the answers I am so glad to meet all you great developers