Writing Game Center Apps In Ios : Bringing Your Players into the Game (Paperback)

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Now that Apple has introduced the GameKit framework to its iOS SDK, you can integrate Game Center features directly into your iPhone and iPad apps. This concise cookbook shows you how it''s done, with 18 targeted recipes for adding leaderboards, user authentication, achievements, multiplayer games, and many other features.

How do you display players'' scores and achievements? How do you create Game Center accounts and add friends? Each recipe in this book includes a simple code solution you can put to work immediately, along with a detailed discussion that offers insight into why and how the recipe works.

Recipes include techniques to: Set up Game Center for an iOS App Use block objects and Grand Central Dispatch to write Game Center apps Authenticate a local player in Game Center Use iTunes Connect to create leaderboards and achievements Retrieve leaderboard and achievement information programmatically Handle players'' state changes in multiplayer games


Publisher Oreilly & Associates Inc
Mfg Part# 9781449305659
SKU 221031103
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1449305652
Release Date 8/13/2012
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 7L x 0.25T
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Editors Note When iOS SDK was released to the public, because of the nature of hardware and software used in iOS devices, developers immediately recognized the amazing power in these devices and started to write games for the iPhone and now for the iPad. Developers had to write custom code to manage gamers? scores, manage leaderboards, initiate multiplayer games and etc. With the introduction of Game Center, a framework built into the iOS SDK, developer can take advantage of all the features of Game Center built into the core of iOS SDK. Features such as: leaderboards, user authentication, achievements, multiplayer games and etc. Game Center is a quite new framework to iOS.
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