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Pseudo-Random Colors with Hashed Strings
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In this video we’re going to explore a way I approach reproducible pseudo-random number generation that uses calculated hashes to select a random item or property for an object.

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Rotation Math Tricks - Using Unity's Quaternion Operators
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Unity provides a few operators that can make some common tasks with quaternions easier to accomplish. You can multiple a quaternion and vector to rotate the vector by the provided quaternion’s rotation or multiple two quaternions together in order to add the two rotations they represent together.

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Learning to Deserialize YAML in C# with YamlDotNET
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YAML (Yet Another Markup Language) provides a way to store structured data in files. It can be used in similar ways to other JSON or XML files and is commonly used with Kubernetes and Docker Compose.

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Detecting Objects with Raycasts in Unity3D
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Raycasts provide a way for you to project lines through your scenes and detect the objects they hit as well as return important information about what they hit.

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Building worldofzero.com - Improved Video Descriptions
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I’ve recently been doing a lot of work on my website worldofzero.com in order to help launch the new version and improve the usability and accessibility of the site.

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Implementing C# Extension Methods
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In C# Extension Methods provide a way to add additional functionality onto a type that you have created or imported into your project.

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Exploring Top-Level Programs in C# 9
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Top-Level Programs is a new feature being introduced in C# 9.0 that significantly simplifies certain C# programs and allows you to remove almost all of the boilerplate code from them.

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Getting Started with Pathfinding using Dijkstra's Algorithm
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Lets explore pathfinding by implementing Dijkstra’s Algorithm. Dijkstra’s Algorithm is a pathfinding algorithm that works by calculating the distance from any node in a graph to a target node.

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Installing Nyancat using the .NET CLI
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The .NET CLI includes the ability to install additional developer tools like powershell. This is a powerful feature that enables you to add tools to your developer environment without leaving your terminal.

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An Appendable List with Operator Overloading
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C# supports operator overloading as a language feature. This enables you to modify the behavior of a variety of operators in your classes.

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I'm Learning Moq - A .NET Mocking Framework for Unit Tests
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Mocking describes a feature in programming that allows you to replace the functionality of an object with a blank version of itself or provide your own functionality in its place.

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Introducing Testing into our Platformer
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Previously we had looked into providing an abstraction layer over our character controller to allow us to build modular pieces instead of a single monolithic character controller.