Debugging Web Services With Fiddler In Unity

In order to empower your Unity game with useful features like user accounts, leaderboards, achievements, and cloud saves, you are going to need a web service. Of course, you wouldn’t write one on your own, so most probably you’re thinking of using services like GameSparks or App42. If so, you should learn how to debug it. Having a […]

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7 Ways to Keep Your Unity Project Organized

I saw a person on Quora the other day, asking how programmers are able to write projects that consist of over 10,000 lines of code. When software gets bigger, it is more difficult to maintain and that’s a fact. So here’s the thing – if you don’t keep your project organized, you’re going to have a hard time […]

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How to Implement a Game Cheats Subsystem Within Unity3D

How to create cheat codes for games in Unity

When you’re creating a game, you have to play it again and again, repeat some scenarios or create new ones. Also, you have to do it fast, because if any kind of scenario requires from you playing your game or any level from the beginning just to get the desired result, you’re wasting your time […]

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A Story of NullReferenceException [Part 2]

This is a story of NullReferenceException part 2. If you haven’t read the part one, you can still do it here. Don’t trust GetComponent() GetComponent() is a commonly used function to access current GameObject’s component. Here’s a code snippet showing how to disable object’s renderer, so it is no longer visible in the game view.

Of course […]

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A Story of NullReferenceException [Part 1]

Once upon a time there was a little boy living with his mother alone between the mountains. They lived a peaceful life. One day the boy’s mother got very sick. The boy called for a doctor, the best in the valley. When the doctor finally came, he examined the woman. Unfortunately, there was only one medicine for […]

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Mobile Optimization – Unity Profiler

Mobile Optimization with Unity Profiler

In the previous Mobile Optimization series post we talked about how important the batching is. We talked about how to use Unity Profiler in order to inspect how many batches are actually made. Now we will talk a little more about the Profiler itself. If you already know about it you may learn something new! The idea […]

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Mobile Optimization – Batching in Unity

Do you know what batching is? You may want to check out the Nvidia presentation Batch, Batch, Batch for some more details but long story short, batching the graphics data means to wrap it up into a single package and send it to the GPU in a single pass. Why does that matter to us? That’s […]

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Unity 5.1 Assertion Library

There’s a great article by Yegor Bugayenko called Need Robust Software? Make It Fragile. It’s about Fail Fast philosophy where you should write your code in the way that your application will fail as fast as possible if something is significantly wrong with your data or environment. When you’re building a mobile game with Unity then most probably you’re […]

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Accessing Your Unity Game Logs

Unity allows you to log variety of messages into the Console window by using Debug.Log() function family. I don’t think that I need to convince anyone about how useful the logs are. However, did you know that when you’ve already built your application, you still are able to access your game logs? Accessing logs from the editor First things first. […]

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Profiling Unity Application with Profiler Samples

The Unity Profiler Samples is something that most of Unity users are unaware of. Yet it can be extremely helpful if you want to find out what amount of resources your code takes during the execution. If you’re already familiar with built-in profiler then you might know that by default it is not profiling all method calls. Also, […]

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You can switch your Inspector into the debug mode

Unity Inspector is extremely useful tool when it comes to tuning up your game objects and components. By default, the inspector is displaying only public and serializable fields, but sometimes you may need to know more about your objects state. You may want to include Debug.Log() function calls in your code. Usually, this is the fastest way of […]

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Use Debug.Break() to pause Unity editor from the code

You can pause your game from the editor any time you want. But did you know that you can trigger the pause from the code based on some condition? There’s a console option called Error Pause. When enabled, it will pause your game when any run-time error occurs. When your game is paused, you can easily investigate what is […]

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