From Unix Zombies to Game Zombies

From Unix Zombies to Game Zombies

By Ran Eilam (‎eilara‎) from
Date: Tuesday, 28 February 2012 16:50
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Intermediate
Tags: gamedev sdl

Can the favorite language of sysadmins win hearts among the gamedev crowd? Of course it can. It is the same problem after all.

Perl SDL gamedev is in renaissance mode. In a few years it will completely natural to write a cool top-down shooter game in Perl. Just as today it is natural to code a web site or some sysadmin tool in Perl.

We will look at the state of the art in in Perl SDL gamedev, and look at some SDL games and the code behind them. Then we will code a game.

Meanwhile you can check out

Attended by: Thomas Maier (‎hayzer‎), Ran Eilam (‎eilara‎), Ran Eilam (‎eilara‎), Uri Bruck, Martha Greenberg, Stefan Hornburg (‎racke‎), Dotan Dimet (‎dotandimet‎), moshe nahmias, Chanan Berler, ynon perek, Eyal Ben David, Nir Aharon, Ron Zaltsman, Gilad Natan, Ilia Zhidkov, Ant Weiss (‎ant‎), avivit polak, Emil Feldman,

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