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Research and Markets: Beginning iOS Game Development - 2012 Edition Explores the Tools and Methodology Used to Develop Games for the iPhone and iPad

DUBLIN — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 16, 2012Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vck4vs/beginning_ios_game) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Beginning iOS Game Development" to their offering.

Get in the game and start building games for the iPhone or iPad!

Whether you only have a little experience with iOS programming or even none at all, this accessible guide is ideal for getting started developing games for the iPhone and iPad. Experienced developer and author Patrick Alessi presents the iOS system architecture, gives you the step-by-step of game development, and introduces the languages used to develop games. From the basic building blocks to including drawing, responding to user interaction, animation, and sound, this book provides a one-stop-shop for getting your game up and running.

- Requires no previous experience with building a game for the iOS platform

- Details how iOS games require different considerations than other applications

- Addresses working with the Xcode programming environment, how to draw with the Quartz 2D API, ways to handle user input, and techniques for incorporating animation with Core Animation and sound with Core Audio

If you're ready to jump on the gaming app bandwagon, then this book is what you need to get started!

Key Topics Covered:

PART I: THE TOOLS TO GET STARTED

CHAPTER 1: GAMES ON IOS

CHAPTER 2: THE XCODE PROGRAMMING ENVIRONMENT

CHAPTER 3: THE C PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE

CHAPTER 4: THE OBJECTIVE-C PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE

CHAPTER 5: THE COCOA FOUNDATION FRAMEWORK

CHAPTER 6: DRAWING WITH UIKIT AND CORE GRAPHICS

CHAPTER 7: RESPONDING TO USER INTERACTION

CHAPTER 8: ANIMATING YOUR GRAPHICS

CHAPTER 9: MAKING NOISE WITH IOS AUDIO APIS

CHAPTER 10: BUILDING A NETWORKED GAME WITH GAMEKIT

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vck4vs/beginning_ios_game

Source: John Wiley and Sons Ltd



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