Learn cocos2d 2

Learn cocos2d 2

Create compelling 2D games with Learn cocos2d 2: Game Development with iOS. This book shows you how to use the powerful new cocos2d, version 2 game engine to develop games for iPhone and iPad with tilemaps, virtual joypads, Game Center, and more. Best of all, this book will…

Learn GameSalad for iOS

Learn GameSalad for iOS

So you have a great idea for an iPhone or iPad game, but you’ve never programmed before. Where to start? Here! With GameSalad, you can design, build, and publish a 2D game in the App Store using an easy-to-use, no-programming-required game creation tool. Learn GameSalad for iOS shows…

Learn Lua for iOS Game Development

Learn Lua for iOS Game Development

So you have a great game idea for iPhone or iPad, but Objective-C just seems a bit daunting. What are your alternatives? The App Store is very picky about languages, but there is hope: Lua is a versatile, lightweight, fast, and easy to learn language that you can…

Learning Android Game Programming

Learning Android Game Programming

The book starts with an up-to-the-minute overview of today’s Android mobile games marketplace, reviews each leading genre, and teaches you the foundational concepts of game development. You’ll design a simple game, then master every step of game development with AndEngine—the powerful, open source, free game-development engine. Every chapter…

Microsoft XNA 4.0 Game Development Cookbook

Microsoft XNA 4.0 Game Development Cookbook

Accelerate your XNA learning with a myriad of tips and tricks to solve your everyday problems. Get to grips with adding special effects, virtual atmospheres and computer controlled characters with this book. A fast-paced cookbook packed with screenshots to illustrate each advanced step by step task. Apply the…

Pro Android Web Game Apps

Pro Android Web Game Apps

Dive into game development and create great multiplayer online games with Pro Android Web Game Apps. This hands-on guide covers both the theory and practice of browser game development for the Android platform. You’ll use cutting-edge technologies to make game engines in your browser, establish real-time server communication,…

Pro HTML5 Games

Pro HTML5 Games

Build your next game on a bigger scale with Pro HTML5 Games. This book teaches you the essentials of advanced game programming in HTML5. You’ll learn techniques that you can transfer to any area of HTML5 game development to make your own professional HTML5 games! Led by an…

Professional HTML5 Mobile Game Development

Professional HTML5 Mobile Game Development

If you’re an experienced developer seeking to break into the sizzling mobile game market, this is the book for you. Covering all mobile and touchscreen devices, including iPhones, iPads, Android, and WP7.5, this book takes you through the steps of building both single- and multi-player mobile games. Topics…

Programming with the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit

Programming with the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit

Create rich experiences for users of Windows 7 and Windows 8 Developer Preview with this pragmatic guide to the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK). The author, a developer evangelist for Microsoft, walks you through Kinect sensor technology and the SDK – providing hands-on insights for how…

Start Here! Learn the Kinect API

Start Here! Learn the Kinect API

Ready to learn Kinect programming? Start Here! Learn the fundamentals of programming with the Kinect API – and begin building apps that use motion tracking, voice recognition, and more. If you have experience programming with C# – simply start here! This book introduces must-know concepts and techniques through…