A Sprite Kit tutorial that teaches you how to make a space shooter game. In the process, you’ll learn about accelerometers, textures, and scrolling too!
Tony is a hardware/software engineer from Virginia with more than 30 years software development experience. His first “real” computer was an Apple ][ and he has loved Apple Systems ever since! Tony has been working with iOS for about 3 years. He has worked on server systems, Java development, and various flavors of Unix.
In his spare time, after attending his kids sporting events, he does some independent software development work under FullMoon Manor LLC, helping folks realize the joy of custom apps to meet their needs. You can follow him on Twitter or connect on LinkedIn.
A Sprite Kit tutorial that teaches you how to make an animated bear. In the process, you’ll learn about creating sprite sheets and texture atlases too!
An Arduino Tutorial on building a temperature sensor – and an iPhone app to connect with it!
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a simple animation of a bear walking in Cocos2D. You’ll also learn how to make them efficient by using sprite sheets, how to make your bear move in response to touch events, and how to change the direction the bear faces based on where the bear is moving.
This is a post by Tutorial Team Member Tony Dahbura, an independent iOS developer with FullMoon Manor LLC. You can also find him on Google+. Automatic Reference Counting (or ARC for short) makes memory management in your apps much easier. ARC’s major benefit is freeing you from worrying about whether you cleaned up that sprite […]