Game Programming for Teens

ISBN-10: 1598635182

ISBN-13: 9781598635188

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Maneesh Sethi

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"Game Programming for Teens, Third Edition" is a fully revised version of the bestselling book. This new edition teaches introductory game programming skills and techniques using BlitzMax, a new, platform independent programming language. BlitzMax can be used on Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. The book helps beginning game programmers develop the skills they need to create every element of their first video game - from graphics and animation to sound and music. No previous programming knowledge is necessary, and by the end of the book readers will have created their first computer game.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 8/14/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 349
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Maneesh Sethi is a student at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. As a high-school student, Sethi founded Standard Design, a web-site design company. He is the author of Game Programming For Teens, first and second editions, and Web Design For Teens. Sethi lectures on game programming topics at conferences across the country and has been a guest on G4TechTV. Visit his web site at www.maneeshsethi.com.

The Basics of Basic 1
Getting Started
Getting to Know BASIC
Loops, Functions, Arrays, and Types
The Style Factor
Getting Graphical
Beginning Graphics
Page Flipping and Pixel Plotting
Basic Image Programming
Animation
Collision Detection
Completing the Puzzle
Handling Input
Sounds and Music
Artificial Intelligence
The Final Frontier: Invaderz!!!
Appendices
Scan Code Reference
Useful Links
What's on the CD
Index
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