GDC | Game Developers Conference

GDC is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

March 18-22, 2019 | San Francisco, CA

GDC 2019 Highlights

Gamasutra's favorite slides from GDC 2019

Looking for a quick hit of game dev insight? Look no further than this cross-posted Gamasutra article, in which the editorial team shares some of their favorite slides from different GDC 2019 talks!

GDC celebrates record-breaking attendance and locks in 2020 dates!

After a record-breaking 29,000 attendees enjoyed GDC last week, organizers are excited to confirm the show will return March 16-20 of next year, with the call for submissions opening this summer!

GDC in Pictures: Highlights from GDC 2019

Words alone can't fully convey the experience of spending a week at GDC, so here are a few standout shots of the people, talks, and experiences which made GDC 2019 a success!

GDC 2019 Highlights

Automated Testing of Gameplay Features in 'Sea of Thieves'

Robert Masella (Rare, Ltd.)

Concrete Jungle Gym: Building Traversal in 'Marvel's Spider-Man'

Doug Sheahan (Insomniac Games)

Pipeline Support for Feature Branches in 'Destiny'

Pete Kugler (Bungie)

GDC Diamond Partners

Advertisement

 

Connecting the Global Game Development Community

GDC Europe 2013 Session Scheduler

Please note: the information on this page reflects GDC Europe 2013.

Export Schedule:

Toolchain Independent Distributed Compilation

Dietmar Hauser  |  Head of Console Technology, Sproing Interactive Media GmbH


Location: Congress Saal 2

Format: Lecture
Track: Programming
Vault Recording: Video


In 2012, a crack programming team set out on a mission to speed up compile times for C++ projects, utilizing the untapped power of idle workstations. With a lot of experience in multi-platform development, the cumulative pain of years of watching compilers do their job and the aid of a government subsidiary, many expected and unexpected obstacles had to be overcome. This is their story.

Takeaway

This presentation will cover the process of implementing a working solution for distributing compilation tasks over the network, independent of the particular compiler used. It also digs deeply into what's actually happening when a C++ source code file is being compiled and what to look out for. Many C preprocessor tricks and pitfalls are also uncovered and discussed.

Intended Audience

C++ programmers and technical directors.



Register Now
 
UBM Tech