Unleash your inner creativity and learn how to build great cross-platform 2D games with the popular Cocos2d-x framework
Upgraded and updated, the powerful and popular open source framework Cocos2d-x is better than ever. Through step-by-step tutorials, you'll learn how to take complete advantage of the framework. You'll learn how to add animations and special effects, implement a physics engine, optimize your games, prepare a project for multiple devices, and develop game ideas from the test version to a finished project.
Most importantly, this book provides you with the accumulated knowledge of thousands of game developers, all packed into one easy-to-use and proven framework that will save time and strenuous thinking!
What You Will Learn
Add time-saving and fun-looking animations to your projects
Make your games look cooler with particle effects
Draw lines, circles, and other primitives on the screen
Create place holder sprites to quickly test your game ideas
Load external data into your games
Create projects and deploy them to iOS and Android
Prepare your game for a variety of screen sizes and resolutions
Use the CocosIDE and the Lua bindings to develop a game
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