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Game Career Seminar: Elevate Your Programming: Mastering Core Data Structures and Algorithms


Data Structures & Algorithms form the core of every game, but many programmers don't have a solid understanding of how they really work when first starting out. Without knowing the internals of arrays, linked lists, graphs, trees, and hash tables, one won't know how to effectively apply them.nnIn this session, attendees will learn the internals of arrays, linked lists, hash tables, binary search trees, and graphs. Attendees will learn how some foundational graph and tree traversal algorithms work such as breadth-first search and depth-first search. The applications of these data structures and algorithms are also discussed using real-world examples.nnThe second part of the session focuses on low-level programming techniques, providing a gentle introduction to memory management, data-oriented design, and optimization theory. Finally, attendees will be provided with resources to continue their education in these subjects.

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  • Game Developers Conference 2024
  • Rez Graham
  • Independent
  • free content
  • Game Career Seminar
  • Game Career / Education