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Game Programming in C++

Game Programming in C++

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, ha...
Building Games with Ethereum Smart Contracts

Building Games with Ethereum Smart Contracts

Learn how to take your existing knowledge of Ethereum and Solidity to the next level. Hone your development skills and become more familiar with the syntax of the Solidity language by working through well-tested, well-documented intermediate-level sample projects.You will begin by covering the basics of Ethereum, Solidity, and gaming theo...
Coding the Arduino

Coding the Arduino

Get started with Arduino and computer coding. This book is intended for those new to the Arduino and computer coding. and looking to gain the skills to write microcontroller programs that can act on given inputs and operate electromechanical output devices.Coding the Arduino contains four sections: background information, game development...
Practical GameMaker Projects

Practical GameMaker Projects

Make ten simple, casual games, and learn a ton of GML coding along the way. Each of these games is the kind you can play when you have a minute or two free, and are great for playing on your PC, or exported to HTML5 or Android.Each game in Practical GameMaker Projects has its own chapter that explains the process of making each game, alon...
Game Programming using Qt 5 Beginner's Guide, 2nd Edition

Game Programming using Qt 5 Beginner's Guide, 2nd Edition

Qt is the leading cross-platform toolkit for all significant desktop, mobile, and embedded platforms and is becoming popular by the day, especially on mobile and embedded devices. It's a powerful tool that perfectly fits the needs of game developers. This book will help you learn the basics of Qt and will equip you with the necessary tool...
Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition

With Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, getting familiar with Windows 10 is a painless process. If you're interested in learning the basics of this operating system without having to dig through confusing computer jargon, look no further.This book uses a step-by-step approach that is specifically designed to assist first-time Windows 10 ...
Java Game Development with LibGDX

Java Game Development with LibGDX

Learn to design and create video games using the Java programming language and the LibGDX software library. Working through the examples in this book, you will create 12 game prototypes in a variety of popular genres, from collection-based and shoot-em-up arcade games to side-scrolling platformers and sword-fighting adventure games. With ...
Programming 101

Programming 101

Understand the importance of programming, even if you've never programmed before! This book will teach you the basics of programming using the Processing programming language. You will create your own Processing sketches, using personal images, themes, or hobbies that you enjoy. The chapters in the book will demonstrate the process of pro...
ScratchJr Coding Cards

ScratchJr Coding Cards

ScratchJr is a free, introductory computer programming language that runs on iPads, Android tablets, Amazon tablets, and Chromebooks. Derived from Scratch, the wildly popular programming language used by millions of kids worldwide, ScratchJr helps even younger children (5 to 7 years old) create their own playful animations, interactive st...
Unity in Action, 2nd Edition

Unity in Action, 2nd Edition

Build your next game without sweating the low-level details. The Unity game development platform handles the heavy lifting, so you can focus on game play, graphics, and user experience. With support for C# programming, a huge ecosystem of production-quality prebuilt assets, and a strong dev community, Unity can get your next great game id...
3D Game Programming for Kids, 2nd Edition

3D Game Programming for Kids, 2nd Edition

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 e...
Mastering UI Development with Unity

Mastering UI Development with Unity

A functional UI is an important component for player interaction in every type of video game. Along with imparting crucial statistical information to the player, the UI is also the window through which the player engages with the world established by the game. Unity's tools give you the opportunity to create complex and attractive UIs to ...
Unity 2018 Shaders and Effects Cookbook, 3rd Edition

Unity 2018 Shaders and Effects Cookbook, 3rd Edition

Since their introduction to Unity, shaders have been seen as notoriously difficult to understand and implement in games. Complex mathematics has always stood in the way of creating your own shaders and attaining the level of realism you crave.Unity 2018 Shaders and Effects Cookbook changes that by giving you a recipe-based guide to creati...
Unity 2018 By Example, 2nd Edition

Unity 2018 By Example, 2nd Edition

Unity is the most exciting and popular engine used for developing games. With its 2018 release, Unity has become the primary source of both game development and virtual reality content.In Unity 2018 By Example, you'll learn how to use Unity in order to make amazing games from popular genres - from action shooters to mind-bending puzzle ga...
Unity 2018 Cookbook, 3rd Edition

Unity 2018 Cookbook, 3rd Edition

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 understa...
Unity Virtual Reality Projects, 2nd Edition

Unity Virtual Reality Projects, 2nd Edition

Unity has become the leading platform for building virtual reality games, applications, and experiences for this new generation of consumer VR devices.Unity Virtual Reality Projects walks you through a series of hands-on tutorials and in-depth discussions on using the Unity game engine. With its practical and project-based approach, this ...
Building an RPG with Unity 2018, 2nd Edition

Building an RPG with Unity 2018, 2nd Edition

In a role-playing game (RPG), users control a character, usually in the game's imaginary universe. Unity has become a top choice for developers looking to create these kinds of immersive RPGs.Building an RPG with Unity 2018, based on building some of the most common RPG features, teaches you tips, tricks, and techniques that can be applie...
Raspberry Pi 3 Cookbook for Python Programmers, 3rd Edition

Raspberry Pi 3 Cookbook for Python Programmers, 3rd Edition

Raspberry Pi 3 Cookbook for Python Programmers, 3rd Edition begins by guiding you through setting up Raspberry Pi 3, performing tasks using Python 3.6, and introducing the first steps to interface with electronics. As you work through each chapter, you will build your skills and apply them as you progress. You will learn how to build text...
Cross Over to HTML5 Game Development

Cross Over to HTML5 Game Development

Break into the most lucrative platform in the world by adding HTML5 game development to your current skillset. Zarrar Chishti has trained developers from a wide range of programming disciplines to cross over into HTML5 game development. Whatever your vocation, whether it be an Application Databases Systems developer or a Professional Web...
Hello Scratch!

Hello Scratch!

Can 8-year-olds write computer programs? You bet they can! In Scratch, young coders use colorful blocks and a rich graphical environment to create programs. They can easily explore ideas like input and output, looping, branching, and conditionals. Scratch is a kid-friendly language created by MIT that is a safe and fun way to begin thinki...

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