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iPhone Game Development

iPhone Game Development
  • #: 110319
  • Price: $6.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2009-11-13
  • Current Version: 1.1
  • 1.1
  • Size: 8.80 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: O'Reilly Media, Inc
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 2.0 or later
  • © Paul Zirkle and Joe Hogue
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Description

By Paul Zirkle, Joe Hogue

Published by O'Reilly Media (http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596159856/)

If you want to create games for the iPhone, you'll find this book packed with guidelines on the basics of game development, the fundamentals of iPhone programming, special graphics and audio needs for games, tips on handling in-game physics, strategies for AppStore publication, and much more. iPhone Game Development details the process with lots of examples, and provides plug-in classes to compensate for the iPhone's lack of support for certain areas of game programming.

Throughout the book, the authors stress the importance of good performance and response time, and include numerous tips and alternative suggestions for maximizing performance in different types of games.

Topics include:

* Basics of Objective-C and iPhone programming with XCode

* How to create a robust, scalable framework for a game

* Considerations for adapting the iPhone interface to games

* 2D and 3D graphics

* Animation and integrating with a physics engine

* Music and audio effects

* Menus and controls

* Publishing to the AppStore

Superb Reading Features

Through a partnership between O'Reilly Media and Lexcycle, this app includes the same features that have made Stanza an iPhone phenomenon with over a million downloads:

* Full book text search

* Several fonts and themes to choose from

* Built-in dictionary

* The ability to add annotations

* Landscape view

* Extensive cross-referencing and working hyperlinks

* Zoom function for images and screenshots

About O'Reilly Media

O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences. Whether it's delivered in print, online, or in person, everything O'Reilly produces reflects the company's unshakeable belief in the power of information to spur innovation. Learn more about Ebooks from O'Reilly at oreilly.com/ebooks.

About Lexcycle

Lexcycle is the creator of Stanza Bookbinder which was used to create this standalone book application. Stanza Bookbinder is based on the popular iPhone Ebook reading application, Stanza. For more information about Stanza, visit www.lexcycle.com.

What's New in Version 1.1

Final print version of book

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I've been wanting to learn how to make iPhone/ iPod touch games. Now I can cause of this app!

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Worth every dollar, if you have a mac

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Ehh

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 ok but doesnt teach much. Alot of examples

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