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Open Source Game Development Summit: How to Be a Successful Individual or Company Lead by Creating OSS, a Case Study From Messagepack for C#, Unirx, Unitask

Yoshifumi Kawai  (CEO & CTO, Cysharp, Inc.)

Location: Room 2006, West Hall

Date: Tuesday, March 22

Time: 1:20 pm - 1:50 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass, All Access Online Only Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Session

Viewing Experience: In-Person/Virtual Livestream

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: No

OSS libraries are not just for use. Contributing to the ecosystem by creating and releasing them widely brings great benefits to you as well. In this session, he will share his experience of creating successful small to medium scale OSS for C# and Unity. His libraries such as UniRx, UniTask, and MessagePack for C# have been released as OSS on GitHub and are used in many Unity games. We will discuss the secret of creating successful OSS and its social significance. We will also discuss how this will affect the career path of individuals and how companies can support and benefit from OSS library publishing. This presentation will be based on actual examples of speaker.

Takeaway

The philosophy and PR methods for creating a successful OSS library, the growth of an individual's career path through it, and the secret to continuously publishing an OSS library as a company and reaping the benefits of publishing it.

Intended Audience

Engineers interested in creating OSS libraries; knowledge of C# and Unity communities is a plus.