Learning iOS 8 Game Development by Siddharth Shekar

By Siddharth Shekar

Create strong and wonderful second and 3D video games from scratch utilizing speedy – Apple's newest and easy-to-learn programming language

About This Book

  • Create attractive video games from the floor up utilizing SpriteKit and SceneKit
  • Boost your game's visible functionality utilizing steel - Apple's new pics library
  • A step by step method of exploring the realm of online game improvement utilizing Swift

Who This ebook Is For

This booklet is for newcomers in addition to informed video game builders who are looking to examine extra approximately online game improvement utilizing rapid. when you are from a second video game improvement history and wish to examine the fundamentals of 3D video game improvement, this ebook is for you. also, that allows you to examine the fundamentals of pics programming and shaders, this ebook can be an outstanding beginning point.

What you'll Learn

  • Learn Apple's newest programming languagea€”Swift
  • Acquaint your self with the Xcode interface
  • Create gorgeous video games with SpriteKit and SceneKit
  • Understand the fundamentals of images programming
  • Intensify your gameplay event via studying the best way to upload custom-made sound
  • Develop hugely interactive video games utilizing animation, sound, collision detection, particle structures, and shaders
  • Package and post video games at the Apple App Store

In Detail

Game improvement has been simplified with Apple's new programming language―Swift. It starts off with absolutely the fundamentals reminiscent of the Xcode interface and takes you all of the method to speedy programming.

You will take a stroll in the course of the construction of second and 3D video games via an creation to SpriteKit and SceneKit. The booklet additionally seems at how online game items are put in 3D scenes, find out how to use the snap shots pipeline, and the way items are displayed on cellular monitors. additionally, you will delve into crucial video game techniques corresponding to collision detection, animation, particle structures, and scene transitions. ultimately, you are going to methods to put up and distribute video games to the iTunes store.

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Otherwise, click on Create Apple ID. Here, you will be asked to fill in the information under the following headings: Name: Enter the following details here:First nameMiddle nameLast name Apple ID and Password: Enter a preferred Apple ID and password here. Password: The password should have at least eight characters; it should have at least one lowercase character, one capital letter, and one number; and it should not contain identical characters consecutively. Confirm Password: Type the same password that you typed in the Password field.

Next, how do you get the plane onto the screen? It is very simple; all you have to do for it to appear is to click anywhere on the screen. I clicked on the center of the screen, between the top and the place where Hello, World is shown, which is why the plane showed up there. To create more planes, all you have to do is keep on clicking wherever you want a new plane to appear. You will see that when you add more planes, the numbers on the bottom right of the screen also change, and the planes start rotating slower and slower.

A new function is created, called handleTap, where resetting of the view on double tapping is handled. The GameViewControllerclass class has other functions such as shouldAutoRotate, prefersStatusBarHidden, supportInterfaceOrientation, and didReceieveMemoryWarning. Let us look at each of them in detail: shouldAutoRotate: This function is set to true or false depending on whether you want to rotate the view if the device is flipped. prefersStatusBarHidden: Enable this function if you want the status bar hidden.

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