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Beginning Flash game programming for dummies

Andrew Harris

Beginning Flash game programming for dummies

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Published by Wiley in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flash (Computer file),
  • Computer games -- Programming

  • About the Edition

    Ever think you could come up with a better computer game? Here"s how to create five different games - no experience necessary! No boring programming theory here, just the stuff you need to know to actually make something happen, and all in plain English. Build a brain-teasing math game, go classic with Pong, create monsters and mayhem, and much more. Discover how to: build and control basic movie clips; make text appear and change; generate random numbers; add sound effects; create cars and space vehicles that move realistically; and blow up stuff onscreen.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Andy Harris ; [cartoons, Rich Tennant].
    Series--For dummies
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 392 p. :
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18396615M
    ISBN 100764589628
    LC Control Number2005927728
    OCLC/WorldCa62739861

    I wrote some games for fun, and did some serious freelance programming, as well as teaching programming part time at the local university. Celebrate your progress! Enjoy the view. The second key objective is to introduce the basic concepts of software design.

    Here are a number of reasons for starting with Flash: Flash offers robust multimedia support. Flash is designed for the Web. Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc. You can do this with many objects at the same time to make a complex animation. Whether you want to pick up computer programming for fun, to start a new career, or to help make your current job easier, consider this book your personal guide through the sometimes scary — and initially intimidating — world of computer programming.

    For example, C providesno operations to deal directly with composite objects such as lists or arrays. You can start game programming in a flash Here's how to create five different cool games -- no experience necessary! There are surprisingly few main concepts behind game development. Who Should Buy This Book… Everyone should buy this book right now because you know the importance of stimulating the economy by spending as much money as possible so the current President can stay in office another four years. TIP Some of the best games ever have incredibly limited graphics and sound. If you truly understand these ideas, you can translate them to any programming language you want.


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Beginning Flash game programming for dummies book

As you progress further into your epic quest, you will learn all sorts of useful tricks such as ways to create eye-catching special effects using textures, special blend modes for transparent particle systems, fantastic vertex and fragment programs that are used to craft beautiful shaders and much more.

The Java for Dummies book is also excellent. The first three chapters teach you how to think like a programmer and how to use Python to write basic programs. Get writing some games, and drop me an email some time!

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Build a brain-teasing math game, go classic with Pong, create monsters and mayhem, and much more. TIP Here are some very good reasons to write games: Computer games made more income in than the movie industry. The visual design part is important but relatively easy.

By using this book and Liberty BASIC, you can start programming right away, and later, if you want, graduate to the other programming books in the popular For Dummies series.

All these languages are based on the C programming language, so the coding conventions you'll master are much like those in other languages. Then this book is for you! We use this information to create a better experience for all users.

However, if you know these things, you'll still probably see something new.

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Chapter 8: Keyboard Input and Audio Output. This book will lead you step-by-step through the process of programming a 3D game in Actionscript 3 using this exciting new technology.

Java is a great language, and Burd is also a terrific author. About Rakuten Cookie Settings OverDrive uses cookies and similar technologies to improve your experience, monitor our performance, and understand overall usage trends for OverDrive services including OverDrive websites and apps.

Animating Your Sprites. This involves learning to decompose large problems into manageable systems of modules; to use modularity andclean interfaces to design for correctness, clarity and flexibility.

I've written several other books on various programming topics, but this one is special. Chapter 5: Making an Interactive Game. Players compete with the programmer When you play a really great game, you're not really playing against the computer.

At one-level thisis C-specific: to learn to design, code and debug complete C programs. The ActionScript programming language built into Flash lets you do anything that can be done with animation - and many things that cannot be done by using animation techniques alone.

Like any interesting story, a game needs these plot elements: A character at least one A conflict A goal TIP Game play must be compelling, but game elements don't need to be complex.

ActionScript is related to the influential C language. That's why I got into it way back when, and it's why I still do it. To learn more about cookies, please see our cookie policy. Then this book is for you! My first career was teaching severe disabilities special education.

That's why you start with a written description of your program. The impure approach is best suited to production environments because it's possible to mix coding paradigms in a single application to produce a result more quickly. The players interact with a stored version of your thoughts and imagination.

After you finish this book, you can choose the best programming language to accomplish a particular task, understand the tools that programmers use, and even write your own programs for personal use or for sale to others.Beginning Flash Game Programming for Dummies You can no experience necessary Ever think you could come up with a better computer game?

Then this book is for you No boring programming theory here, just the stuff you need to know to actually make something happen, and all in plain English. May 09,  · Close Report a review.

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