Swift Game Programming for Absolute Beginners teaches Appleas Swift language in the context of four, fun and colorful games. Learn the Swift 2.0 language, and learn to create game apps for iOS at the same time a a double win! The four games youall develop while reading this book are: Painter Tutas Tomb Penguin Pairs Tick Tick These four games are casual, arcade-style games representing the aim-and-shoot, casual, puzzle, and platform styles of game play. Professionally developed game assets form part of the book download. Youall get professionally drawn sprites and imagery thatall have you proud to show your learning to friends and family. The approach in Swift Game Programming for Absolute Beginners follows the structure of a game rather than the syntax of a language. Youall learn to create game worlds, manage game objects and game states, define levels for players to pass through, implement animations based upon realistic physics, and much more. Along the way youall learn the language, but always in the context of fun and games. Swift is Appleas new programming language introduced in 2014 to replace Objective-C as the main programming language for iOS devices and Mac OS X. Swift is a must learn language for anyone targeting Apple devices, and Swift Game Programming for Absolute Beginners provides the most fun youall ever have in stepping over the threshold toward eventual mastery of the language. What youall learn Write applications in possibly the most important new language of the decade Create games to run on Apple devices such as phones and tablets, and desktops too Create and manage game worlds having multiple levels through which players progress React to player input whether from mouse, keyboard, or touch Achieve realistic movement of game objects through applied physics Prepare your games properly for commercial deployment Who this book is for Swift Game Programming for Absolute Beginners is for programmers and technology enthusiasts wanting to learn to program and develop applications for Apple devices such as phones and tablets. The book is also for anyone wanting to learn to program in Apple's new language named Swift. No prior knowledge of Swift is assumed. Swift Game Programming for Absolute Beginners teaches the Swift language from scratch in the context of creating a series of fun and colorful games that you'll be proud to develop and show to your friends, neighbors, and colleagues.A basic iOS game application (running in iPhone 4s mode) Again, try to play around with the program. ... Change the position of the text and see how different x and y values result in different positions of the text on the screen. A. Few. Observations. In the iOS game example, the code contains a lot of things that you may not yet recognize. ... Thata#39;s why the word override is in front of that method definition.
|Title||:||Swift Game Programming for Absolute Beginners|
|Publisher||:||Apress - 2015-07-23|