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Blizzard previously announced that certain APIs were going to become available for applications and players to access from the community website. We've finally got a preview of the information feeds that tap into character data in the near future. These feeds can be used in applications, websites...

May 11th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Every field has celebrities of one stripe or another, and MMOs are no different. Some of them start off as programmers, some start as producers, and some start as commentators that later move into an official capacity. Some have a track record of success, some have a big success and a big failure, a...

March 12th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Reader Jesta sent us a note about his new website. He's a big fan of Stack Overflow, which is a big Q&A/advice site for programmers -- you show up, ask your question, and then other folks who might or might not be working on the same problem post their answers, in moderated and organized thread...

October 8th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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What layoffs? In the wake of the recent "structural changes" from NCsoft, it appears they're now entering a strong wave of hiring, according to Gamasutra and the job section of their PlayNC.com website. Yet, it's not so much the fact that they're hiring, it's the fact that one of their many position...

February 23rd 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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If you've ever wanted to work on an MMO here's your chance. Providing you have the appropriately mad programming skillz that is.The folks at Dungeon Runners are looking for a few good men and/or women to help them on a little construction project... expanding the sprawling dungeon complex for DR. T...

January 25th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Yup, the boat crews are still missing in action. First they were there, then they weren't, and then they were supposed to be back, and they probably won't be back in for the foreseeable future.I'm sure the coding here is complicated (anybody remember how buggy the ships used to be? In the early da...

January 24th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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A few tipsters have dropped us notes (thanks!) that on Apple's Developer Tools page, there's a new tool. Along with Xcode and Dashcode, there's a new, very pretty app called Xray. The flavor text itself says the app takes "interface cues from timeline editors such as GarageBand," so what we're lo...

June 12th 2007 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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[Update: Brian Ganninger of Growl and Adium fame has posted on his strong disagreement with the HandBrake manifesto.]Since HandBrake got back under one open-source roof, the attention to everyone's favorite Mac DVD 'archiving' tool has heated up, and with said attention the volume of end-user featur...

March 24th 2007 at 11:00am 0 Comments