To make multi-platform 2D games, GameMaker Studio is definitely not inferior to the well-known and popular Unity which is one-size-fits-all to both 2D & 3D games development. Of course, as for merely 3D game development, AppNee suggests you choose the Unity instead. Because this task is beyond the strength and power of GameMaker Studio. This advice is especially suitable for non-professional and amateur enthusiasts of game development.
C programming language is the only most basic computer language that every programmer should get started with and master. As a common sense, you should know: C language is also the fundamental language of many important programming languages, including Microsoft's C#, Apple's Objective-C, C++ which is widely used in many environments, Linux operating system and its many functions, and so on.
CentOS (Community Enterprise Operating System) is a recompiled product based on RHEL's (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) open source. Because CentOS fixed a lot of known bugs on the basis of RHEL, compared with other Linux distributions, its stability is more trustworthy. This is the reason a lot of servers requiring high stability use CentOS to replace the commercial RHEL.
As an OS platform leading the mobile application trends, Android released NDK to support the mixed developments of Java & C programming languages. This made it possible to port thousands of PC games (mainly written in C) onto Android platform and make them look more attractive by using a simple ARM Compiler.
WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) provides a complete development framework for building apps with high-quality user interface on Windows. This also gives an unprecedented opportunity to you to make full use of the processing ability of Windows computer.
Now, all modern browsers have supported HTML5. Therefore, this is the top priority for each web designer & developer to study and start using HTML5 as soon as possible, in order to enjoy the convenient, fast and powerful functions it brought to web development.
Tedious CSS rules and not unified support of multiple browsers is always condemned by web designers. The author of Pro HTML5 and CSS3 Design Patterns concluded, grouped a variety of design patterns, and combined with some skills of HTML5 & CSS3, thus greatly simplified and enriched the web design process.