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Developing 2D Games with Unity

Developing 2D Games with Unity

by Jared Halpern

Follow a walkthrough of the Unity Engine and learn important 2D-centric lessons in scripting, working with image assets, animations, cameras, collision detection, and state management. In addition to the fundamentals, you'll learn best practices, helpful game-architectural patterns, and how to customize Unity to suit your needs, all in the context of building a working 2D game.While many books focus on 3D g...

Price:  $22.25  |  Publisher:  Apress  |  Release:  2019

Thriving in the Gig Economy

Thriving in the Gig Economy

by Adam Sinicki

Take an in-depth look into the gig economy to see how tech professionals and entrepreneurs can earn a living as freelancers and contractors. Build your own business. The pros and cons of the lifestyle and what to expect from it are discussed.In this book, author Adam Sinicki explains the impact of the gig economy and the forces that led to it as it relates to technology and working online. You will understa...

Price:  $26.24  |  Publisher:  Apress  |  Release:  2019

Math Adventures with Python

Math Adventures with Python

by Peter Farrell

Math Adventures with Python will show you how to harness the power of programming to keep math relevant and fun. With the aid of the Python programming language, you'll learn how to visualize solutions to a range of math problems as you use code to explore key mathematical concepts like algebra, trigonometry, matrices, and cellular automata.Once you've learned the programming basics like loops and variables...

Price:  $17.99  |  Publisher:  No Starch Press  |  Release:  2019

Real-Time 3D Graphics with WebGL 2, 2nd Edition

Real-Time 3D Graphics with WebGL 2, 2nd Edition

by Farhad Ghayour, Diego Cantor

As highly interactive applications have become an increasingly important part of the user experience, WebGL is a unique and cutting-edge technology that brings hardware-accelerated 3D graphics to the web.Packed with 80+ examples, this book guides readers through the landscape of real-time computer graphics using WebGL 2. Each chapter covers foundational concepts in 3D graphics programming with various imple...

Price:  $44.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2018

Game Programming in C++

Game Programming in C++

by Sanjay Madhav

You can program games in many languages, but C++ remains the key language used by many leading development studios. Since it's the language used in their enormous code bases, it's the language they need to maintain and improve their games, and look for most often when hiring new developers. Game Programming in C++ is today's practical, hands-on approach to programming 3D video games in C++. Drawing on the a...

Price:  $34.47  |  Publisher:  Addison-Wesley  |  Release:  2018

Python Graphics

Python Graphics

by B.J. Korites

Use Python's built-in features to create innovative graphics for data visualization and technical illustrations. This book goes beyond simple commands and libraries to explain how to not only display but also rotate, shade, and edit graphics for any purpose.Starting with the essential Python functions to set up a plotting space and produce 2 and 3-dimensional objects, you'll learn how to construct more comp...

Price:  $25.01  |  Publisher:  Apress  |  Release:  2018

Mastering 3D Printing in the Classroom, Library, and Lab

Mastering 3D Printing in the Classroom, Library, and Lab

by Joan Horvath, Rich Cameron

Learn how to manage and integrate the technology of 3D printers in the classroom, library, and lab. With this book, the authors give practical, lessons-learned advice about the nuts and bolts of what happens when you mix 3D printers, teachers, students, and the general public in environments ranging from K-12 and university classrooms to libraries, museums, and after-school community programs.Take your exis...

Price:  $25.32  |  Publisher:  Apress  |  Release:  2018

3D Game Programming for Kids, 2nd Edition

3D Game Programming for Kids, 2nd Edition

by Chris Strom

Jump right in! Start programming cool stuff on page 1. Keep building new and different things until the very last page. This book wants you to play. Not just play games, but play with code. Play with programming. Because the best way to learn something is to have fun with it!This second edition is updated from start to finish to make it even easier to get started programming in JavaScript. Every example has...

Price:  $27.54  |  Publisher:  The Pragmatic Programmers  |  Release:  2018

Unity 2018 Cookbook, 3rd Edition

Unity 2018 Cookbook, 3rd Edition

by Matt Smith

With the help of the Unity 2018 Cookbook, you'll discover how to make the most of the UI system and understand how to animate both 2D and 3D characters and game scene objects using Unity's Mecanim animation toolsets.Once you've got to grips with the basics, you will familiarize yourself with shaders and Shader Graphs, followed by understanding the animation features to enhance your skills in building fantas...

Price:  $54.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2018

Learn Three.js, 3rd Edition

Learn Three.js, 3rd Edition

by Jos Dirksen

WebGL makes it possible to create 3D graphics in the browser without having to use plugins such as Flash and Java. Programming WebGL, however, is difficult and complex. With Three.js, it is possible to create stunning 3D graphics in an intuitive manner using JavaScript, without having to learn WebGL. With this book, you'll learn how to create and animate beautiful looking 3D scenes directly in your browser-...

Price:  $44.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2018

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