iPhone and iPad Game Development For Dummies

John Wiley & Sons
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Here's the scoop on building and marketing great games for the iPhone and iPad!

The iPhone and iPad are the hottest techno-gadgets on the market today, and games for it are even hotter. To help you cash in on the trend, this book shows what it takes to create a good iPhone and iPad game and how to get it into the App Store.

Neal Goldstein, leader of an iPhone app startup company, and his co-authors show you how to build a game that will sell, include quality graphics, market your game through the App Store, and more. Whether you're a programming novice or an experienced developer looking to enter the game market, here's how to get going.

  • Games for the iPhone are among the hottest apps in Apple's App Store
  • Learn to build two game applications – from beginning to end
  • Written by successful mobile app developers, this guide begins with how to get started, including downloading the SDK and filling your toolbox
  • Covers programming with Objective-C and Cocoa, what makes a good game, graphics, and creating good mobile apps
  • Explains how to market your game through the App Store

iPhone and iPad Game Development For Dummies can start you on a fun hobby or a lucrative career.

Note: Apple's iOS SDK tools are only accessible on Intel-powered Mac and MacBook devices.

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About the author

Neal Goldstein has a rock-star reputation among iPhone developers. He wrote iPhone Application Development For Dummies and frequently speaks at conferences.

Jon Manning and Paris Buttfield-Addison are the founders of Secret Lab, a game design company that builds fun things for iPhone and iPad when the principals aren't playing games for research.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Oct 26, 2010
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Pages
508
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ISBN
9781118001462
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Operating Systems / General
Computers / Programming / Games
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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