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Mammoth Interactive has released a brand-new game: Pluvo!

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Pluvo is a simple minimalist puzzle platformer you can finish in one sitting.

This pay-once, own-forever game is a must have for anybody who likes simple and short puzzle platformers. Please note that this app is currently only available on the App Store for iOS devices.

Solve each level’s maze to collect the key that will transport you further along.

No micro transactions or ads. Simply pay once and pick up this game whenever you want to relax and work out your brain.

Watch the gameplay on our Youtube channel:

Come play this enjoyable game! If you are sick of micro-transactions, this game is for you. Simply buy it and own it forever.

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Pluvo is a puzzle platformer with intuitive controls. There is no on-screen D-Pad.

Try out the controls and you’ll see they make the game enjoyable to play. Here is a break-down:

  • Touch the left or right side of the screen to move
  • Double-tap to jump
  • Destroy enemies by jumping on top of them

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Explore the minimalist aesthetics of this rainy box world! Complete levels, collect power-ups and evade enemies.

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Made in the user-friendly game engine Construct 3, we hope this game inspires you to make your own. You can learn how to build similar games in the following Mammoth Interactive courses:

6 skills every coder needs to get a job in 2018.

What it means to be a coder changes every year. Not only do you need hard skills (tech abilities), you also need soft skills, which concern the more human aspect of work.

1. The ability to take risks.

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Because projects can fail, it’s smart to have multiple streams of income. For example, if you design websites, have multiple projects going on at the same time. It is risky to take on a new project that you’re unsure will succeed. However, it’ll pay off in the long run because your income is diversified.

Get in the habit of making semi-predictable decisions and dealing with the loss. You must get comfortable with losing time or money on a project. The more comfortable you become, the more risks you’ll be able to take.

If you start a project – say, a game – and it fails, figure out what went wrong. Write down everything you can improve next time, and steps you can take to prevent the same things from going wrong. Then try again.

Even if a project fails, there is always something to learn from it. There will always be a next time as long as you don’t overextend on a project. By have multiple projects at once, you prevent yourself from overextending.

Be open to the risk it takes to accept new projects.

2. Self-Promotion

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In a world where the value of ‘me’ grows every day due to social media, your personal marketing skills become more important to your success as a coder. Not only are you marketing your skills – you’re marketing your personality.

A small business will look at what you’re like as a person to work with because they’ll be dealing with you every day. You have to be friendly but also know how to boast your talent.

Talking about yourself doesn’t have to feel sleazy. To be a tolerable – and better – self-promoter, simply talk about your projects and what you’re working on.

Be warm and open, and talk about your projects in a positive way. What you don’t want to do is spread negativity.

Self-promotion isn’t greedy. If you do it correctly, it is but a conversation.

3. Adaptability

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As technology changes, you have to keep learning. If you work at a small business or tech company, you might get new management or change locations or working styles. You have to be adaptable to what life throws you. I say, this keeps life interesting!

4. Clear Communication

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As a coder, understanding your team is crucial when working on projects. To deliver effective communication, think before you speak. When you talk to someone in person, bide your time before blurting out a response.

You can use the objects around you to fill time while you mentally form a clear response. When you meet someone for coffee, use your coffee cup to distract the person with an action while you think.

Alternatively, say, “Hmm, that’s a good idea,” and pause for a second. This shows your conversation partner that what they said requires your reflection. They’ll appreciate this – people love it when you think about what they say.

Of course, the way you offer communication varies with each situation. While going out for coffee with friends, you can respond slower and sit more casually than when you’re at a job interview that requires you to be professional and ready to answer.

If you do have miscommunication with someone, get feedback from the person on what you can alter so that the same miscommunication doesn’t happen again.

5. Long-Distance Communication

 

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Not only do you have to be able to communicate clearly in person, you also have to be able to do so online. To maintain a close connection with a virtual team, set up a team chat. A team chat is a chatroom where you can talk to your team members.

A team chat is a great place to share information about your project or have a bit of fun. Because technology is so prevalent in our daily lives, it’s only natural to have a digital conversation with your coworkers about topics. You can post anything like funny videos or gifs in this team chat.

There are many different programs that you can use for team chat. We at Mammoth Interactive use Discord, which allows us to categorize our conversations.  

6. Divergent Thinking

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Get inspiration from outside your field. Even if you’re a coder, this doesn’t mean you have to only watch coding tutorials. Learn about an adjacent topic, such as design. This will allow you to cross-pollinate your ideas and skills, which will increase your creativity.

Even if you think, “I never use this skill at my job,” you’ll surprise yourself by being able to apply a seemingly unrelated skill that you watched a short tutorial on. Fast, compact courses are great for this. We have many courses perfect for this kind of learning, including:

Divergent learning and thinking will make you better at reverse-engineering ideas. After all, it’s been said there’s no such thing as a new idea but rather the same one changed around for the times.

Reverse-engineering is like taking apart a clock and rebuilding it. It means getting inspiration from what’s popular in order to stay relevant and, well, in business.

To learn more about skills that will better yourself as a candidate in your field, enrol in our Soft Skills course.

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1. Introduction to Core ML *Includes FREE $500 Course!

 

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Learn about Apple’s new machine learning framework for iOS. Get the power of machine learning in your mobile app! In this webinar, developer John Bura discusses Core ML, which allows you to integrate automated tasks into Apple apps you develop.

FREE GIFT: Your ticket includes FREE access to the best-selling Mammoth Interactive course Mastering Core Image: XCode’s Image Recognition and Processing Framework ($500 VALUE)

Register for Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 (9:30 AM PST)

Agenda

  • 9:30 – 9:35 – John introduces attendees to the webinar.
  • 9:35 – 9:40 – John gives you a background of his career and Mammoth Interactive. John lets you know the way we do webinars.
  • 9:40 – 10:20 – John introduces Core ML in Xcode 9 for iOS 11.
  • 10:20 – 10:30 – The last 10 minutes are an opportunity for you to ask John anything during a Q&A! John also provides information about upcoming webinars.

2. Get Good at Programming Quickly *Includes FREE $500 Course!

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Do you want to be a coder? Join us to learn tips and tricks to get good at any programming language in as little time possible. Programmer John Bura discusses:

– The best ways to learn online
– Coding schools – good or not?
– Should you get a computer science degree?
– How to set up a good portfolio
– Interview questions for coding jobs

FREE GIFT: Your ticket includes FREE access to the best-selling Mammoth Interactive course Introduction to React and Redux. Code Web Apps in JavaScript ($500 VALUE)

Register for Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 (9:30 AM PST)

Agenda

  • 9:30 – 9:35 – John introduces attendees to the webinar.
  • 9:35 – 9:40 – John gives you a background of his career and Mammoth Interactive. John lets you know the way we do webinars.
  • 9:40 – 10:20 – Learn how you can become a programmer through self-directed learning. Get advice from experienced coding instructor John.
  • 10:20 – 10:30 – The last 10 minutes are an opportunity for you to ask John anything during a Q&A!

NOTE: By registering, you will be able to access each webinar recording after the livestream.

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