This is a weekend workshop on how to make iOS games with Cocos2D, by the authors of Learning Cocos2D: A Hands-On Guide to Building iOS Games with Cocos2D, Box2D, and Chipmunk, published by Addison-Wesley.
In this workshop, you’ll get hands-on experience using Cocos2D to make games for the iPhone, by making a sequence of mini-games! You'll leave the workshop having made 4 games!
Through a series of slides, demos, and hands-on exercises, you will learn:
- How to add sprites, move them with actions, and play sound effects
- How to use sprite sheets, animations, and move characters via the accelerometer
- How to use the Chipmunk game physics library that is included with Cocos2D
- How to use Chipmunk joints, impulses, and forces
- How to use tile maps to create large, scrolling worlds to explore
- How to make games for both iPhone, iPad, and Retina display
- And much more!
This workshop doesn't require any experience with Cocos2D (but it's okay if you have some already!). The workshop does assume that you have prior knowledge of Objective-C and a basic familiarity with XCode. Bring your Mac and iPhones/iPads if you have them.
The workshop will be from 9am-5pm on Saturday, June 11th and Sunday, June 12th in Atlanta, GA at the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta/North Alpharetta (on Windward Pkwy, Exit 11 off GA-400).
A networking/social event will immediately follow the training on Saturday.
Lunch will be provided both days and there will be door prizes and giveaways at the event.
Sign up for this workshop today, and soon you’ll be making your own games on the App Store!
There are rooms available at the Hilton Garden Inn, just call 770-360-7766 and mention that you are coming for the iPhone Game Programming class and we have rooms blocked off.
Rod Strougo is the founder and lead developer of the studio Prop Group, www.prop.gr. Rod’s journey in physics and games started way back with an Apple ][ writing games in Basic. These days Rod enjoys helping others get started on their paths to making games.
Ray Wenderlich is an iPhone developer and gamer, and the founder of Razeware LLC. Ray is passionate about both making apps and teaching others the techniques to make them. He has written a bunch of tutorials about iOS development, which are available at www.raywenderlich.com.
Reduced price! We were able to get a great deal on the hotel and food so we have passed those savings on to you. Regular tickets are now just $399.