IOS Swift Game Development Cookbook: Simple Solutions for Game Development Problems (Paperback)

IOS Swift Game Development Cookbook: Simple Solutions for Game Development Problems By Jonathon Manning, Paris Buttfield-Addison Cover Image

IOS Swift Game Development Cookbook: Simple Solutions for Game Development Problems (Paperback)

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Ready to make amazing games for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch? With Apple's Swift programming language, it's never been easier. This updated cookbook provides detailed recipes for a managing wide range of common iOS game-development issues, ranging from 2D and 3D math to SpriteKit and OpenGL to performance--all revised for Swift.

You get simple, direct solutions to common problems found in iOS game programming. Need to figure out how to give objects physical motion, or want a refresher on gaming-related math problems? This book provides sample projects and straightforward answers. All you need to get started is some familiarity with iOS development, Swift, and Objective-C.

  • Design the architecture and code layout of your game
  • Build and customize menus with UIKit
  • Detect and respond to user input
  • Use techniques to play sound effects and music
  • Learn different ways to store information for later use
  • Create 2D graphics with SpriteKit
  • Create 3D graphics with SceneKit
  • Add two-dimensional physics simulation
  • Learn beginning, intermediate, and advanced 3D graphics with OpenGL
  • Create challenges with artificial intelligence
  • Take advantage of game controllers and external displays
Jon Manning is the co-founder of Secret Lab, an independent game development studio based in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Jon Manning is a game designer and programmer who's worked on all kinds of projects, ranging from iPad games for children to instant messaging clients. Jon is about to submit a PhD exploring the manipulation of online social networks.Jon is the world's biggest Horse_ebooks fan (https: //twitter.com/Horse_ebooks), and can be found on Twitter as @desplesda.Paris Buttfield-Addison is a mobile app engineer, game designer, and researcher with a passion for making technology simpler and as engaging as possible. Paris recently submitted a PhD investigating how people use tablets for information management.
Product Details ISBN: 9781491920800
ISBN-10: 1491920807
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Date: May 31st, 2015
Pages: 406
Language: English