If one blog post isn’t enough, we have more answers from King’s 2019 GDC scholars on their experiences at GDC!

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For the fourth year in a row, in partnership with Diversi (a non-profit organisation which works for greater diversity within gaming), we offered female students a complimentary All Access pass to attend the 2019 Game Developer Conference in San Francisco and also an internship in one of our game studios. …


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For the fourth year in a row, in partnership with Diversi (a non-profit organisation which works for greater diversity within gaming), we offered female students a complimentary All Access pass to attend the 2019 Game Developer Conference in San Francisco and also an internship in one of our game studios. The scholarship is a part of our long term plan to encourage more female talent to join the games industry and so far has been a success, with all five scholars of 2018 joining King in full-time roles.

This year, the scholarship positions were tripled to fifteen, and the scholars have since returned from GDC ready to start their individual roles. We asked the scholars a few questions around their experiences at GDC, King as a workplace, and of course, an insight on the tech sessions at GDC! …


Don’t Repeat Job-self!

By Francisco Javier Garcia Orduna & David Campos Vall

At King, we use Jenkins extensively to build our games and execute our tests. All of King’s development departments use this tool as there is a high-throughput of screenings, which generate large volumes of diverse data. This requires a flexible approach when building integrated, scalable and robust computational workflows for building, as maintaining our games is challenging.

Jenkins You Say?

Jenkins is an open source implementation of a Continuous Integration (CI) server written in Java that can be used as a self-hosted option automating the build cycle for any project. It is a well-known, open-source continuous integration server. The CI is an established practice in software engineering and, especially at King, one that supports the development of complex software programs. A continuous integration server is designed to automatically or manually trigger complex workflows to build, test, and release software components. Normally these platforms also provide process monitoring, testing, and validation tools. …

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