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Coding in Unity for the Absolute Beginner
Tutorial
Beginner
1 Hour10 Mins
This recorded live session from October 2014 introduces coding in C# to the absolute beginner. The session includes a discussion of the very basics of coding, including variables, functions and classes, and how to use them. Also covered are some of the most common of Unity's built in functions, when to use them, and when to write your own.
Communicating Between Scripts and GameObjects
Tutorial
Beginner
1 Hour10 Mins
When coding, our scripts need to communicate with each other, need references to items in the game and need to pass data around with efficiency and speed. In this recorded live session from July 2014, we look at different ways that our code can communicate and pass data around in our application.
Object Pooling
Tutorial
Beginner
50 Mins
You may have made games in the past that created and destroyed a lot of items (such as bullets or enemies). What you may not have known is that the act of instantiating and destroying are inefficient and can slow your projects down. This recorded live session from April 2014 looks at a new way of handling this: object pooling. Tune in to learn the concepts of object pulling as well as how to build a generic pooler object that can be used in all of your projects.
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C# Switch Statements
Tutorial
Beginner
10 Mins
In this tutorial, you will learn about switch statements. These can be used for game logic, like if statements. They are used to efficiently check multiple conditions.
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Challenge: Master if Statements Part 2
Tutorial
Beginner
10 Mins
In this challenge, you will detect different game states using an if statement and variable values.
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C# if Statements
Tutorial
Beginner
5 Mins
In this tutorial, you will learn about if statements. These are a crucial part of programming, and are used to create game logic based on conditions.
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Best Practices for Variables
Tutorial
Beginner
5 Mins
In this tutorial, you will review the best practices when using variables to write efficient and readable code.
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Challenge: Quiz Grade Average
Tutorial
Beginner
10 Mins
In this challenge, you will create a simple tip calculator using your knowledge of variables and the built-in mathematical functions in C#.
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Challenge: Master Variables Part 1
Tutorial
Beginner
5 Mins
In this challenge, you will create appropriate variables for different types of information. This will help you understand when to use different data types.
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Script Overview
Tutorial
Beginner
5 Mins
In this tutorial, you will learn about scripts. Scripts enable you to create custom functionality in your game.