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Projects 2018

Personal Development

In an earlier post I outlined the skills I’ll be learning this year. In this post I’ll list the projects that I would like to begin/continue using those skills.

I’ve been working on this blog to get the theme formatting how I’d like it.

Web Development

craigpfau.com - The website you are currently on.
albertamakesgames.com - A website that showcases video games made in Alberta, Canada.

C# Development

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GameMaker Studio 2

Game Development

I’ve wanted to work on making games for the longest time. Procrastination has stopped me in my tracks many times. Not this year.

I’ve worked with the software in its previous version but have no experience with the completely new rewrite. It may make more sense to take this opportunity to learn Unity 3D since I’m also learning C#, but something about GameMaker calls to me. Perhaps its the low barrier to entry. Perhaps I’m...

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Pluralsight

Software Development

Pluralsight is an e-learning website that boasts thousands of courses on the most popular programming languages, developer tools, software practices and application development platforms.

These are paid courses that I have access to thanks to work.

I will be focusing on C#, JavaScript and other web languages. Starting first with C# to learn intermediate and advanced paths (I may start with the beginner courses just to refresh as I do not get a chance to...

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Day one or one day

Personal Development

It’s that time of year again. A new year, a new set of resolutions. This year I’ll be using the Android app Mastery. It is an application that tracks skills and allows you to add a reward store. For example: do 3 hours of skills development, treat yourself to a Starbucks coffee.

The skills I’ll be focusing on are C# development, game development, pixel art, web development and working out (because every resolutions list includes...