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Developing Games on the Raspberry Pi

Developing Games on the Raspberry Pi

by Seth Kenlon

Learn to set up a Pi-based game development environment, and then develop a game with Lua, a popular scripting language used in major game frameworks like Unreal Engine (BioShock Infinite), CryEngine (Far Cry series), Diesel (Payday: The Heist), Silent Storm Engine (Heroes of Might and Magic V) and many others. More importantly, learn how to dig deeper into programming languages to find and understand new f...

Price:  $16.50  |  Publisher:  Apress  |  Release:  2019

Coding with Minecraft

Coding with Minecraft

by Al Sweigart

You've mined for diamonds, crafted dozens of tools, and built all sorts of structures - but what if you could program robots to do all of that for you in a fraction of the time?In Coding with Minecraft, you'll create a virtual robot army with Lua, a programming language used by professional game developers. Step-by-step coding projects will show you how to write programs that automatically dig mines, collec...

Price:  $14.84  |  Publisher:  No Starch Press  |  Release:  2018

Lua Game Development Cookbook

Lua Game Development Cookbook

by Mario Kasuba

The Lua language allows developers to create everything from simple to advanced applications and to create the games they want. Creating a good game is an art, and using the right tools and knowledge is essential in making game development easier.This book will guide you through each part of building your game engine and will help you understand how computer games are built. The book starts with simple game...

Price:  $31.17  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2015

Corona SDK Mobile Game Development, 2nd Edition

Corona SDK Mobile Game Development, 2nd Edition

by Michelle M. Fernandez

Corona is a software development kit to build mobile applications for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.This book will take you through the journey of developing games right from installing Corona SDK and creating Hello World as your first app. Going further, you will learn how to script in Lua and learn some techniques to apply this in Corona SDK with demonstration. Towards the end of the book you'll build...

Price:  $39.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2015

Redis Essentials

Redis Essentials

by Maxwell Dayvson Da Silva, Hugo Lopes Tavares

Redis is the most popular in-memory key-value data store. It's very lightweight and its data types give it an edge over the other competitors. If you need an in-memory database or a high-performance cache system that is simple to use and highly scalable, Redis is what you need.Redis Essentials is a fast-paced guide that teaches the fundamentals on data types, explains how to manage data through commands, an...

Price:  $31.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2015

LaTeX Cookbook

LaTeX Cookbook

by Stefan Kottwitz

LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting software and is very popular, especially among scientists. Its programming language gives you full control over every aspect of your documents, no matter how complex they are. LaTeX's huge amount of customizable templates and supporting packages cover most aspects of writing with embedded typographic expertise.With this book you will learn to leverage the capabilities of ...

Price:  $35.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2015

Cocos2d-x Game Development Essentials

Cocos2d-x Game Development Essentials

by Frahaan Hussain, Arutosh Gurung, Gareth Jones

Cocos2d-x is the C++ port of the most popular open source 2D framework in the world. Cocos2d-x is an amazing open source game engine that allows developers to exploit their existing C++, Lua, and JavaScript knowledge for cross-platform deployment into iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Tizen, and HTML5, saving you time, effort, and cost.You will learn the essentials of Cocos2d-x through examples, by c...

Price:  $13.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2014

Seven More Languages in Seven Weeks

Seven More Languages in Seven Weeks

by Bruce Tate, Fred Daoud, Jack Moffitt, Ian Dees

Great programmers aren't born - they're made. The industry is moving from object-oriented languages to functional languages, and you need to commit to radical improvement. New programming languages arm you with the tools and idioms you need to refine your craft. While other language primers take you through basic installation and "Hello, World," we aim higher. Each language in Seven More Languages...

Price:  $23.62  |  Publisher:  The Pragmatic Programmers  |  Release:  2014

LOVE for Lua Game Programming

LOVE for Lua Game Programming

by Darmie Akinlaja

LOVE is a game development framework for making 2D games using the Lua programming language. LOVE is totally free, and can be used in anything from friendly open-source hobby projects, to closed-source commercial ones. Using the Lua programming framework, one can use LOVE2D to make any sort of interesting games.LOVE for Lua Game Programming will quickly and efficiently guide you through how to develop a vid...

Price:  $17.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2013

Create Mobile Games with Corona

Create Mobile Games with Corona

by Silvia Domenech

Develop cross-platform mobile games with Corona using the Lua programming language! Corona is experiencing explosive growth among mobile game developers, and this book gets you up to speed on how to use this versatile platform. You'll use the Corona SDK to simplify game programming and take a fun, no-nonsense approach to write and add must-have gameplay features. You'll find out how to create all the gaming...

Price:  $45.11  |  Publisher:  The Pragmatic Programmers  |  Release:  2013

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