- Full Description
Corona SDK is one of the most popular app and game mobile development platforms in the world, and Learn Corona SDK Game Development walks you through creating a full-featured Corona game from scratch to the App Store.
You'll learn Lua basics (the foundation of Corona), how to add and manipulate graphics, and how to use controls like multitouch, accelerometer, and gyroscope. You'll also learn how to use Box2D (Corona physics under the hood), and how to add sound effects and music.
As you're polishing your game, you'll also learn about ads, in-app purchases, and OpenFeint and Game Center integration. Finally, you'll learn the ins and outs of getting a game into the App Store or other app marketplaces.
Whether you're developing exclusively for iOS, or whether you're developing for Android or other platforms, Learn Corona SDK Game Development explains just what you need to launch your career as a mobile game developer.
What youll learn
- Just enough Lua to get started with Corona
- How to put your Corona code together
- How to work with images and effects
- Adding music and sound
- Game physics and AI
- Working with app stores and marketplaces
Who this book is for
Beginning mobile game developers, with a grasp of the basics of programming, who want a complete walkthrough of the Corona app and game development tool, or iOS or Android developers who want to learn about Corona SDK.
- Table of Contents
Table of ContentsPart I: Get Ready... Get Set...
1.¬†¬† ¬†Introducing Corona
2.¬†¬† ¬†Getting To Know Lua
Part II: Go!
3.¬†¬† ¬†Application Structure
4.¬†¬† ¬†Title, main menu and settings screens
5.¬†¬† ¬†The Game, Part I: Core Game Code
6.¬†¬† ¬†The Game, Part II: The Main Loop
7.¬†¬† ¬†The Game, Part III: Player Control Input
8.¬†¬† ¬†The Game, Part IV: Collision Events
9.¬†¬† ¬†Wrapping Up
Part III: The Post-Game Show¬†
10.¬†¬† ¬†Odds And Ends
11.¬†¬† ¬†Testing And Publishing
- Source Code/Downloads
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