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Tools Tutorial Day: Shipping Features Responsibly

Geoff Evans  (Tools Director, Infinity Ward)

Location: Room 301, South Hall

Date: Monday, March 18

Time: 1:20 pm - 1:50 pm

Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Summits - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming, Production & Team Management

Format: Tutorial

Tutorials: Tools Tutorial Day

Vault Recording: Video

Modern medicine has the Hypocratic Oath. The first tentpole of which is "First, do no harm." This talk will enumerate the necessary steps that tools engineers should to employ to ensure that their changes reach the hands of users in a maximally constructive way: thoughtful, stable, and performant.


Viewers will take away a series of best practices to follow when submitting feature changes in an existing suite of tools.

Intended Audience

Any person that develops features or customizations that affect a tool's feature set or performance.