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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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Open Source: Real-Time Congress App Phonegap And Native Source Code

As you may have noticed I like to keep a list on this site of open source ios apps. Earlier I received a submission of the url to an open source iPhone app that updates on what is happening at the US congress in real time, and provides access to data about members of the […]

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Best Resources In iOS Development – July 18th 2011

Another excellent week to be an iOS developer, and some big news in the department of iOS game development with the release of  Cocos2D V1.0.0 and the opening of the Moai SDK beta to everyone.  Also some great open source libraries and tutorials were shared. If you have written a tutorial, open source library or […]

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Tutorial: iOS Map Kit For Beginners Guide

In the recent past I mentioned a great open source example for beginners interested in using the Map Kit on iOS devices, and utilizing several open source projects. I’ve come across a couple of excellent beginners tutorial on how to parse an XML feed, and display the contents on the map.  Another giving a good explanation […]

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Open Source: Easily Extensible Objective-C Math Parser Library

Math parsing libraries can be extremely useful whenever you want to evaluate a complex mathematical expression.  In Objective-C you can use NSPredicate.  If you want to extend the functionality of NSPredicate however, this can be extremely difficult. I came across a math parser that provides many advantages over NSPredicate, and other existing math libraries with […]

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Update: Balloon Game Tutorial In Xcode 4

Recently I received a few comments and e-mails stating that the beginner’s game programming tutorial featured on this site had issues when running with Xcode 4.  I decided to test things out, and had no issues when running the tutorial in Xcode 4 with the latest release version of the SDK. You can see a […]

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iPhone Balloon Game Programming Tutorial: Adding Retina Display Support

I have had several requests for updates to the iPhone action game programming tutorial, and among them was an update for retina display support.  So here is the process step-by-step for those looking to add retina display support to a game made with the Sparrow Framework. This update goes through the process of creating the […]

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Tool: Objective-C Code Generator For Faster App Development

Found a very interesting tool that I have been using today that is absolutely brilliant for anyone programming in Objective-C on iOS and Mac.  The tool is known as Accesorizer. What this tool does is allow you to generate repetitive Objective-C code using fully customizable parameters.  It’s tough to explain exactly what this tool does […]

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Open Source: Restkit Library For Easier Communication With RESTful Web Services

Communicating web services can be a pain on iOS.  Some of the Cocoa classes for web communication are not available which doesn’t help.  Fortunately there are a number of open source projects that have made things easier for communicating with web services in Objective-C. One such project is Restkit, and what Restkit provides is a […]

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iPhone Math Library – Open Source 400%+ Faster

If you’re app makes extensive use of trigonometry (and if you’re working on game development then you probably are) then you probably make extensive use of the built in math functions.  This isn’t the first open source iPhone math library to offer a speed increase, but it is the only one as far as I […]

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Sparrow Tutorial: Creating HD Games With The Sparrow Framework

Sparrow, the game framework I used in my iOS programming tutorial on creating an action game, has recently added a new feature to easily handle the higher screen resolutions provided by the retina display of the iPhone 4.  I hope to update the tutorial to utilize this new feature in the near future. A new […]

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The Best Resources In iOS Development August 16th 2010 (For 2 Weeks July 31-Aug 13)

It continues to be an exciting time to develop on the iOS platform, and in the last couple of weeks some interesting news has come out.  It appears that a new edition of Apple TV will be released later this year with support for iOS apps, and a new iPod Touch with front and back […]

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2 Great New Open Source iOS Apps: iStrobe and Ecological Footprint

I’ve extended the open source iPhone apps list with two great new apps.   The quest for quality iPhone and iPad programming examples continues and both of these apps are app store apps that the creators generously decided to open source.  While there are a lot of great examples on the list with the continuous […]

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Game Programming Tutorial – Beginners Action Game

Welcome to my game programming tutorial on how to create a beginners action game for the iOS. This is a step by step tutorial for creating an iPhone action game. The principles taught also apply to the iPad. You can see the result of a game running the code in the video below: The graphics […]

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iPhone Game Tutorial With Videos – Programming Tutorials

Just like to turn you guys on to what is the best iPhone game tutorial with videos on the web so far in case you haven’t seen them.  Please note that this is not the simplest iPhone game programming tutorials as you will be building an OpenGL game engine from scratch.  This does also make […]