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Beginning iOS 6 Games Development

Authors: Jordan, Lucas

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    • Aims to be first iOS 6 game tutorial book to market for developers
    • Updates previous, strong selling edition of this book.
    • Lucas Jordan is an experienced game app programmer, developer and book author.
    • iOS and games development are two key technology and book market areas.

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About this book

Game apps on iPhone and now The New iPad remain one of the most popular type of apps in the Apple iTunes App Store. Does Angry Birds ring a bell?  Now, you can learn to build game apps for the iPhone 5 and The New iPad using the new iOS 6 SDK.   

Beginning iOS 6 Games Development provides a clear path for you to learn and create iPhone and iPad game apps using the iOS 6 SDK platform. You'll learn how to use the core classes to create rich and dynamic games apps, including graphics, animations, and sound. The latest version of Xcode 4.5 will be used in parts of the book to guide you along the way of building your iPhone or iPad game apps.

Other topics include iOS 6 game apps development with the newest iOS Game Center update, persisting user data, and designing a compelling user experience. After reading this book, you'll come away with the skills and techniques for building a game app, top to bottom, that could perhaps even be sold on the Apple iTunes App Store.

*** NOTE: This book is an update of Beginning iOS 5 Games Development (ISBN-13: 978-1430237105) and Beginning iPhone Games Development (ISBN-10: 1430225998).

About the authors

Lucas L. Jordan is a lifelong computer enthusiast and has worked for many years as a Java developer, focusing on user interface. He has previously written JavaFX Special Effects: Taking Java RIA to the Extreme with Animation, Multimedia, and Game Elements. Lucas is interested in mobile application development in its many forms.

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Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4423-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4422-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning iOS 6 Games Development
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Lucas Jordan
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-4423-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-4423-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-4422-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 368
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