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We’re excited to let you know about the latest addition to the Tuts+ family — Gamedevtuts+!

Gamedevtuts+ is dedicated to teaching game development, with tutorials, tips, and articles about level layout, game design, coding, and working in the industry. We walk you through how to create games from scratch, go into the theory behind game development, level and character design, discuss working in the industry, and much more…

Read on to find out more about the all-new Gamedevtuts+!


Whether you’re in the business of developing software, building websites or are learning a new coding language for a weekend project, you definitely need a good IDE to code with. There are several available to suit various needs and budgets but if you’re just starting out, it’s a good idea to first check out what’s on offer for free.

Notepad++ is a great option for both novice and advanced coders, and everyone in between. The app is open-source, free to download, supports multiple languages, comes with a boatload of functionality out of the box and supports plugins to too. It also allows for fine-grained customization so you can tweak it till you’re comfortable. Let’s build something with it and see how we go, shall we?


Windows is a great platform to build your design and development business. It’s cheap, runs on older hardware and supports legacy software. Besides, there are hundreds of useful apps available from popular indie developers and a lot of open source alternatives are available as well. While the quality of the apps is impeccable, they might not sport a gorgeous UI.

For that reason alone, using a Windows PC for production is perceived as uncool. I personally don’t care as long as the job gets done. So do a lot of creative people and that’s the reason we have rounded up a list of killer apps that could boost your creativity as well as productivity. Follow me after the fold to check them out!