Apptellect. Dev Tools. Game Development Tools and Software. The Top iPhone Game Development Resources For Beginners « game producer blog. This post is for myself.
I wanted to get some information about how to do iPhone games and what resources I should read to get familiar with this stuff. After digging a long hole in the Internet I found some gold – so to speak. Of course after finding this stuff for myself, I also made it available to you guys. In fact, you can also participate and share your own iPhone findings. Here’s the list of resources you gotta check out if you want to know more about iPhone game development: iPhone – if you don’t know what iPhone is, check this. iPhone development tools: Unity offers an iPhone development solution. iTorque is a development tool by Garage Games. iPhone blogs: Tap Tap Tap iPhone blog – Haven’t checked it much, but seemed like a decent iPhone blog (with some sales numbers too) that might be worth bookmarking. iPhone news, sites and nice (plus some not so nice) stories: And here’s much more: Ari’s big list of iPhone resource (very good one, thanks for sharing) That’s it folks.
iOS Game Programming Overview. Who this Article is For iOS games are an exciting, large, and rapidly growing market.
Every day dozens of games are released for Apple’s iOS-based iPhone, iPod, and iPad. Given the possibility of having millions of customers with your game literally at their fingertips, it’s no surprise game developers are excited about creating iOS games. Recommended Reading: Game Programming for Beginners The iOS SDK So as a new developer, where do you need to start to make your own iOS games?
Tools and Languages Once you have the SDK, you need to be familiar with the different frameworks and tools available to you. At the code level, the primary language used in iOS development is Objective-C. Frameworks Some of the primary frameworks involved in iOS development are Foundation, UIKit, Core Graphics, Core Animation, Core Motion, and OpenGL. The primary graphics APIs in iOS are Core Graphics, Core Animation, and OpenGL ES.
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