Southeast Asia MVP Community Connection (MCC) in Jakarta – Event Update.


Last month I attended Southeast Asia MVP Community Connection (MCC) in Jakarta. It was a 2 day event with 75 attendees including 50 MVPs and RD.

Event Highlights-

  • MVP Program Updates and MS Technology Vision Sharing
  • Hack-A-Plan and follow-up discussion
  • Community Leadership
  • Learning to know Communities in SEA Countries
  • MVP Engagement with Communities

Speakers


 

My Session at the Event-

How To Build Your Personal Brand

 

 

Team Sri Lanka.

Disrupt Asia 2017 at Hilton Colombo.


CONFERENCE AGENDA-

http://www.disruptasia.today/schedule/

STARTUP EXPO

Disrupt Asia 2017 will showcase some of the most promising tech startups in Sri Lanka thus giving them the opportunity to showcase their products to and network with the top guns of the startup ecosystem of Sri Lanka including a number of investors who will be in attendance.

NETWORKING

Networking with like minded people is the best way to create new connections and find new clients, investors, mentors or even get some feedback on that idea that has been in your mind for sometime now. At Disrupt Asia 2017, walk up-to anyone, introduce yourself and strike up a conversation that could become the million dollar conversation someday.

Official Web- http://www.disruptasia.today/

Kotlin meetup at Google Singapore.


Last week I attended the first ever Kotlin User group meet up at Google Singapore.

Agenda

19:00 – 19:20 Registration and hangout time

19:20 – 19:30 Welcome words

19:30 – 20:00 “What is Kotlin and why should you care?” by Ilya Vorobev. Ilya will cover history of Kotlin creation: motivation, platforms’ support and community behind language.

20:00 – 20:30 “Kotlin in Action” by Denis Nekludov. Livecoding session!

20:30 – 20:45 Refreshment break

20:45 – 21:15 “Kotlin: A new hope?” by Andrey Mischenko. Overview of cool language features.

21:15 – 21:30 – Closing of event

Around 300 attended that event with resources to get started with Kotlin Language.

Official Meetup page -  https://www.meetup.com/kotlinsg/events/240469514/

Unity Game Development Course Sri Lanka.


Unity Game Development course provides students with a dynamic opportunity to gain up-to-date game design , development skills and processes needed in today’s exciting interactive entertainment industry.

From conceptualization to game play mechanics and artificial intelligence, to design and production, students will learn how to use and maximize the Unity game development tool to create powerful games for web, mobile, or console.

 

Course Outline

Game Development & Getting to know Unity

· Unity Interface

· Integrating objects into Unity

· Prefabs & Components

· Textures & Models

· Planning your game

Understanding Game Space & Scene

· Understanding 3-D Space

· Manipulation of Objects

· Difference between local and global values

· Setting up the Camera

· Game Light

· Shader

Scripting in C#

· Variables data types and declaration

· If & Else Statements

· For Loops

· Unity Classes

· Inputs

· Animations

· Creating Player Movement

Game Physics

· Game Physics

· Collision and Trigger Detection

· Managing enemy unity

Weapons & Game Life

· Creating Weapon prefabs

· Weapon Scripts

· Shooting & Hitting enemies

· Scripting Game Life and Game Over

Creating Particle Systems & Special Effects

· Particle System

· Adding Particle system to Script

· Skybox

· Environment

User Interface & GUI

· Designing User Interface

· Scirpting GUI Interface

· Creating Main Menu

· Importance of Screen Flow & User Experience

Finishing Game Content

· Adding Audio Manager

· Adding Animations

· Saving and Loading Game

· Optimization for Tablets & Mobile

· Publishing Game

Course Project

Students will create their own personal game built on their imagination utilizing the techniques learn during the course.

 

By-
Uditha Bandara B.Sc(IT) is specializes in Microsoft XNA Game development for Windows Phone, Xbox 360, PC, and Zune.  He is the South East Asia`s First XNA/DirectX MVP (Most Valuable Professional).  He had delivered sessions at various events and conferences in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and India. He has published several books,articles, tutorials, and game demos on his XNA Game Development Blog –
https://uditha.wordpress.com


Duration – 30 hours

Contact    071-6092918
udithamail@yahoo.com

udithait@gmail.com

Microsoft Windows 10 Game Jam – Event Update.


Last Sunday i conducted Windows 10 Game Jam Workshop at Microsoft Sri Lanka. Around 25 students attended the workshop.

Event Agenda-

https://uditha.wordpress.com/2015/05/25/windows-10-game-jam/

 

Microsoft Windows 10 Game Jam.


I will be conducting few sessions at Windows 10 Game Jam Sri Lanka.Latest Windows 10 game development technologies such as Unity , MonoGame and Cocos2d discussed at this event.

Agenda

[]  Windows 10 Light-Up Tour: Learn the latest from Microsoft’s //Build conference in San Francisco.

[] Game Tools Update: We’ll check out what’s new in cross-platform game engines and frameworks from: Unity, Monogame, and Cocos2DX.

[] Game Design: Learn the latest game designing techniques and create your own game level.

[] Unity Game Development: What’s new in Unity 5 and its features for Windows 10.

[] Selling your Game: The new Windows Store gives you the ability to sell your game across PC, phones, and Xbox. Learn what’s new!

[] Game Jam: Start a new game project with our free art assets or make your own! Use what you just learned and get coding.

Conducted by-

Uditha Bandara is specializes in .NET Game development for Windows Phone, Xbox and PC. He was the South East Asia’s First XNA/DirectX MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He had delivered sessions at various events and conferences in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia Sri Lanka and India. He has published several articles, books, tutorials, and game demos on his Game Development Blog – https://uditha.wordpress.com

 

Official Web- https://www.gamejam10.com/

Game Design and Development Workshop Sri Lanka.


Video games are more than just a fun pastime – they are complex software systems that demand both creativity and knowledge of mathematics and computer science to produce.

Agenda


1. Introduction to Video Games.
2. Game Design.
3. Game Development Technologies.
4. 2D Game programming.
5. 3D Game programming.
6. Creating a Complete Game.

 

After this class you will-

Know about the different roles necessary to make a cutting edge video game including: Game Designer, Level Designer, Producer, Game Developer, Concept Artist, 2D Artist, 3D Modeler, Texture Artist and Animator.

Learn about the development process, a must know for Indie’s and Professionals

Have a clearer understanding about the different techniques and processes for making Board Games, Web Games, Mobile Games and PC Games

Who should take this workshop

Anyone who is serious about being involved with the professional games industry, whether being hired or hiring others.

Students and Artists looking to understand more about the games industry and expanding their skill set so they can be critical member of the team.

Programmers and Developers who want to add more to their resume and portfolio so they can get noticed.

Conducted By –

Uditha Bandara B.Sc(IT) is specializes in Game development for Mobile, Xbox 360, PC, and Zune. He is the South East Asia`s First XNA/DirectX MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He had delivered sessions at various events and conferences in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and India. He has published several books, articles, tutorials, and game demos on his Game Development Blog – https://uditha.wordpress.com

Contact Me-

udithamail@yahoo.com

Mobile    +94 0716092918