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Demoing the Tool and Adding Command History - LINQ for Unity Stream - Part 2
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Another VOD from the World of Zero Twitch development stream. This is a demo of some of the work that’s happened on the LINQ for Unity tool behind the scenes and also covers introducing command history so that we can track queries run against the tool and quickly rerun them.

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Building a Tree-Based Calculator in C#
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Let’s explore a calculator that can solve a variety of equations dynamically. We’ll be able to use this solution to explore tree data structures and specifically the use of binary trees to represent and solve common math problems.

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Implementing Scene Switching - An Elevator Between Scenes - Part 2
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Continuing our elevator and asynchronous scene management system development let’s try to build a 3-scene system that will allow us to create a base scene with the global game objects (our player, scene transition elevator, camera etc) and the two “floors” we’ll be transitioning between.

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Let's Make a Lazy String Parser in C#
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Let’s create a quick string parsing script that can read a long string and return a delimited set of results (we’ll be finding words).

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What Happens When You Snap Vertices To A Grid?
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In this video I get to play with madness. We’ll be exploring what happens if you try to “pixelate” a 3D mesh using a vertex shader.

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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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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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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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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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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.