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About me

I am Pau Guillamon, an enthusiast in technology and software development. I am 27 and I live near beautiful Barcelona. I have a degree in computer science by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (website) with an emphasis in compilers, artificial intelligence and computer graphics. I describe myself as a self-motivated person who is not afraid to start new projects or try the newest developments. I love videogames and the art of making them: I think it’s one of the most challenging and rewarding things to do. It’s a complex process which mixes many different skills in order to accomplish the same goal: entertain the player.

My goal with this website is to have a place where I can publish all of the projects I have completed and have been working on and share them with the world. I have a passion for what I do and I think that it shows clearly in my work.

Software development

I am always thinking about software development and the best way to apply the best practices and design patterns when needed. But my key principle is KISS, “Keep it simple, stupid!”, which is very useful to avoid overengineering. I’m used to work with all of these technologies:

  • C/C++
  • Java
  • C#
  • Git and SVN
  • GMock (Unit Test for C++) and Unity (Unit Test framework for C)
  • Android Native Development Kit (NDK)
  • Android development
  • Unity 3D
  • OpenGL 1.0

One interesting thing about me is that I try to learn all of the useful keyboard shortcuts so I can easily perform the same action or command without moving my hands from the keyboard.

Hobbies

My hobbies are software development, videogames and music. I am learning to play the drums, which is not a natural born gift, but I love the challenge and I have fun playing it. I am currently the drummer of a Catalan rock band called Som Guineus.

This is me:

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