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Beginning Swift Games Development for IOS James Goodwill

Beginning Swift Games Development for IOS

James Goodwill

Published December 1st 2014
ISBN : 9781484204016
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500 pages
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 About the Book 

Game apps are one of the most popular categories in the Apple iTunes App Store. Well, the introduction of the new Swift programming language will make game development even more appealing and easier to existing and future iOS app developers. InMoreGame apps are one of the most popular categories in the Apple iTunes App Store. Well, the introduction of the new Swift programming language will make game development even more appealing and easier to existing and future iOS app developers. In response, James Goodwill and Apress introduce you to this book, Beginning Swift Games Development for iOS. In this book, youll learn the fundamental elements of the new Swift language as applied to game development for iOS.In part 1, youll start with a basic 2D game idea and build the game throughout the book introducing each SpriteKit topic as we add new functionality to the game. By the end of the book, youll have experience with all the important SpriteKit topics and have a fully functional game as a result. In part 2 of this book, youll learn 3D game development using Apples SceneKit framework and the Swift programming language. And, youll follow the same pattern we used for part 1.After reading and using this book, youll have the skills and the code to build your first 2D and then 3D game app that you can run on any iOS enabled device and perhaps sell in the Apple iTunes App Store.What youll learn What is the Swift Programming LanguageHow to apply it to iOS game developmentHow to use SpriteKit with SwiftHow to use SceneKit with SwiftHow to build your first 2D game app using SpriteKit and SwiftHow to build 3D game from 2D using SceneKit and SwiftWho this book is forThis book is for iOS app developers new to Swift or for those thinking of doing iOS game app development for the very first time.