Develop graphically sophisticated apps and games today!
The smart phone app market is progressively growing, and there is new market gap to fill that requires more graphically sophisticated applications and games. Game and Graphics Programming for iOS and Android with OpenGL ES 2.0 quickly gets you up to speed on understanding how powerful OpenGL ES 2.0 technology is in creating apps and games for amusement and effectiveness. Leading you through the development of a real-world mobile app with live code, this text lets you work with all the best features and tools that Open GL ES 2.
I’d like to imagine you picked this book because its title caught your interest. I suppose you want to make 2D games for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, and the game engine of your choice is cocos2d for iOS. Or maybe you don’t care so much about the game engine but you do want to make 2D games for iOS devices in general. Maybe you’re looking for some in-depth discussion on cocos2d, if you’ve been using it for a while already. Whatever your reasons for choosing this book, I’m sure you’ll get a lot out it.
Learn GameSalad for iOS shows you how to set up your development environment and how to create a variety of simple 2D games from a breakout-style game to an arcade shooter to a maze game. You'll also learn how to use GameSalad to create a non-game app as well. This book also takes you beyond game development into getting your game into the App Store, using iAd, and marketing your game.
The Cocoa Touch frameworks and APIs are powerful tools for creating native iOS apps, and they're free with Xcode, Apple's development environment. If you've already gotten your feet wet with Objective-C, and you're ready to learn more about iOS development, then Learn Cocoa Touch for iOS is the book for you.
Fully updated for Xcode 4.2, Pro Core Data for iOS explains how to use the Core Data framework for iOS SDK 5 using Xcode 4.2. The book explains both how and why to use Core Data, from simple to advanced techniques. Covering common and advanced persistence patterns, this book prepares any iOS developer to store and retrieve data accurately and efficiently.
In Pro OpenGL ES for iOS, you'll find out how to harness the full power of OpenGL ES, and design your own 3D applications by building a fully-functional 3D solar system model using Open GL ES!
OpenGL has set the standard for 3D computer graphics, and is an essential aspect of iPhone, iPad, and iOS development. This book offers everything you need to know, from basic mathematical concepts to advanced coding techniques. You'll learn by building this fascinating 3D solar system simulator!
So you have a great game idea for iPhone or iPad, but Objective-C just seems a bit daunting. What are your alternatives? The App Store is very picky about languages, but there is hope: Lua is a versatile, lightweight, fast, and easy to learn language that you can use to build your iOS games and get them accepted into the App Store.
Learn Lua for iOS Game Development walks you through the Lua basics, then shows you how to create games using the top Lua frameworks like Corona SDK, Gideros, Moai, and even how to create games on the iPad (not...
In 2007, Apple revolutionized our way of living by introducing the iPhone, but most important
was the birth of iOS. Today, iOS is used in the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Via the App Store, a
new business model has emerged that offers more than 500,000 applications and games,
resulting in 25 billion downloads. This new business model is a huge opportunity for game
entrepreneurs and hobbyists as there are more than 100,000 games in the App Store.
GameSalad is on a mission to help you to be an active actor in this revolution.
Visit informit.com/learningseries for a complete list of available publications. The Addison-Wesley Learning Series is a collection of hands-on programming guides that help you quickly learn a new technology or language so you can apply what you’ve learned right away. Each title comes with sample code for the application or applications built in the text. This code is fully annotated and can be reused in your own projects with no strings attached.
This book starts by setting a clear foundation for what Core Data is and how it works and then takes you step-by-step through how to extract the results you need from this powerful framework. You’ll learn what the components of Core Data are and how they interact, how to design your data model, how to filter your results, how to tune performance, how to migrate your data across data model versions, and many other topics around and between these that will separate your apps from the crowd.
Welcome to the updated version of this Visual QuickStart Guide for iPhone application development.
A lot has happened since the last version of this book was published: In only one short year, not only have we seen the introduction of the revolutionary iPad, but we’ve also seen th
The Unreal UDK features Epic's award-winning Unreal Engine 3, used to create bestselling games such as Infinity Blade for iOS, and popular console games like Borderlands and Bioshock. Now, you can build your own Unreal game for the iOS platform.
Beginning iOS 3D Unreal Games Development covers using the Unreal UDK game creation system to create 3D games for the iOS platform, which includes the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
Apple's iOS has taken the world by storm and provided a game development platform, which for the first time gives average developers an opportunity to compete in the global multi-billion dollar entertainment software space. While there are several viable solutions for developing games for this platform, Unity has emerged as a leading platform for iOS and other platforms as well. With Unity's toolset, and this book, you will take the first steps on your journey to producing commercial quality games for the iOS platform....
After becoming comfortable with the iOS SDK, I gradually built up a thirst to write a book about the iOS SDK, and with the help of wonderful people at O’Reilly, you are now reading the result of the several hundred hours that have been put into writing new material for iOS 3 and iOS 4, editing, reviewing, revising, and publishing.
So, please go ahead and start exploring the recipes. I hope you’ll find that they are easy to cook and digest!
Ready to put your ActionScript 3 skills to work on iPhone and iPad apps? This hands-on book walks you through the process of creating an Adobe AIR application for iOS devices from start to finish, using the Flex 4.5 framework. Move quickly from a basic Hello World application to complex interactions with iOS APIs, and get complete code examples for working with device components—including the accelerometer, GPS, camera, gallery, and multitouch display.
WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR
Be aware that this is not a beginner book. It is an intermediate-level book that assumes you
are familiar with linear algebra (matrices, vectors, and quaternions), you have a strong C/C++
programming background, you have at least touched base with OpenGL or OpenGL ES, and you
basically know how computer graphics work in general.
If you have this necessary knowledge, and want to make lightning-fast progress in game and
graphics programming, then you have found the right publication.
This document provides information about using X.509 digital certificates issued by a Cisco IOS CA
server to authenticate VPN tunnels between Cisco routers. It provides design considerations,
step-by-step configuration instructions, and basic management options for VPN crypto devices using
X.509 digital certificates. This document is written for Cisco system engineers and assumes that you
have a working knowledge of Cisco IOS routers, as well as a basic understanding of IPSec,
ISAKMP/IKE, and X.509 digital certificates....
This Xcode 4 Edition of iPhone iOS 4 Development Essentials contains 43 chapters of in-depth information on the development of apps for the iPhone fully updated for use with Xcode version 4.
Beginning with the basics, this book provides an overview of the iPhone hardware and the architecture of both iOS 4 and the iOS SDK. An introduction to programming in Objective-C is provided followed by an in-depth look at the architecture of iPhone applications and the design of user interfaces.