Mastering A Tool Gets Easier When You Know The Tricks
What you are about to read is a collection of shortcuts, keyboard commands, obscure features, and other included hidden goodies that will improve your experience developing with the Unity game engine.
Also, please do note that all of the following tips have been neatly packed on their own wiki for your reading comfort.
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Did you know that when you use "string" += "otherString" you are generating garbage that needs to be picked up? But did you also know that using the StringBuilder class takes care of that overhead?
If your game involves stuff colliding with one another, you might want to limit which things can collide with which via the collision matrix.
With some good planning, you might even avoid having to make tag comparisons, and other troublesome tasks.
Development Time Optimization
If you ever forget what does a built-in Unity component does, you should keep in mind there is a blue help icon on the corner of each component.
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