So you have a great idea for an iPhone or iPad game, but you've never programmed before. Where to start? Here! With GameSalad, you can design, build, and publish a 2D game in the App Store using an easy-to-use, no-programming-required game creation tool. 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...
Hold an iPad in your hands and you'll know what the fuss is all about. Select an app and the device disappears as you find yourself immersed in the experience--the iPad defines a new category for devices. iPad Programming shows you how to build apps for the iPad that people will love to use.
The complexity and difficulty involved in making current generation games is increasing.
Even the games industry itself is becoming a more competitive and demanding industry to
work, than it has been in the past. Project budgets are smaller, production times are shorter,
and milestones seem to come more often, especially when working with a publisher.