Leverage the power of the new and improved UI system for Unity to enhance your games and apps
Unity is a powerful cross-platform development engine that provides rich framework to create 2D and 3D apps or games. Through Unity, users are able take master the complexities of game development with ease, including animations, physics, renderings, shaders, scripting and now, Unity have released a new and advanced system to cope with the UI demands for modern applications and games.
Unity 3D UI Essentials is a complete walk-through of the new UI system in Unity V4 and beyond (including Unity 5). This fast-paced practical tutorial provides you with in depth details of the new UI controls and layouts that can be used to create stunning and multiresolution UI.
Venture forth into the highly componentized and advanced UI system, covering new features such as responsive designs and layouts. Also you get to deep-dive into the scripting side of the UI system as Unity has made the entire framework open source, giving free access to the source code of the new UI system to all developers.
So get ready for a wild ride into the new Unity UI system and set your course for awesome!
What You Will Learn
Get to grips with the Legacy Unity GUI fundamentals to better understand the path forward
Explore the tools Unity introduced with the new UI system such as the Rect Transform layout tool
Unwrap the new base Unity UI controls and what makes them tick
Work with the layout features and take control in a multiresolution world
Build stunning UI within the 3D as well as the traditional 2D world
Understand the new Unity Event System and how it fits in to the new UI system and beyond
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