iOS Swift Game Development Cookbook, 2nd Edition
Simple Solutions for Game Development Problems
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Final Release Date: May 2015
Pages: 406

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
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Great Book

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  • Easy to understand
  • Helpful examples
  • Well-written

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    Comments about oreilly iOS Swift Game Development Cookbook, 2nd Edition:

    Great way to enter game programing if you already know swift or objective-C. Best thing about this book is, it shows lots of alternatives of doing same thing. Great work!

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      The best book on iPhone game development that I have found yet. It covers everything and I am lapping up all this content it is so very very good. You need to know a bit about Swift and Objective-C and beyond that this has everything I need to build games. A++

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