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Tutorial: Building Complete Games With SpriteHelper And LevelHelper

I’ve previously mentioned the excellent SpriteHelper and LevelHelper tools.   These tools work with Cocos2d, Cocos2D X, and Corona SDK games and allow to quickly add graphics design levels, and physics to your games with drag-and-drop and parameter selection. Together these tools are a very powerful combination, and save an incredible amount of time –…

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Tutorial: Easy Game Controls In Cocos2D With SneakyInput

Since the iPhone and iPad don’t include their own game controls if you are developing a game that requires classical controls your are going to have to code your own or use an open source library. Fortunately for Cocos2D devs there is the SneakyInput library.  I found a good step-by-step tutorial explaining the process of…

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Tutorial: Texturing 3D Objects In OpenGL ES 2.0

OpenGL ES is a topic that I’ve posted about many times on this site, and I’ve been trying to keep a categorized list of OpenGL ES tutorials up to date with every OpenGL ES tutorial I’ve seen.  There have not been too many OpenGL ES 2.0 tutorials to date that go beyond the absolute basics.…

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Tutorial: Using And Building OpenCV (Open Computer Vision) On iOS Devices

If you have any interest in computer vision or augmented reality with marker detection then you have probably heard of OpenCV, the Open Source Computer Vision library for real time computer vision. There are many apps, and some augmented reality libraries (even commercial ones) that use the BSD licensed OpenCV.  However, building for iOS was…

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Tutorial: Calculator App Style Glossy Buttons With Core Graphics

In the past I’ve posted about creating iOS style buttons mentioning this tool, and this library which allow you to draw glossy buttons similar to those found in most iOS apps. The basic calculator app however has different buttons.  They have a rounded gloss at the top, and a steady gradient all the way down…