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Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

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Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Basic Unity Art Implementation

Welcome to the fourth course in the Unity Certified Programmer exam preparation series. For the first week of this course, you'll continue to build on the Stealth game, this time modifying materials, shaders, lighting, and post-processing effects in the scene to help it match the new concept art....
Reading
6 videos (Total 25 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
The Unity Certified Programmer Exam2m
Introduction to Course 42m
Challenge 1 | Matching Concept Art5m
Solution 1A | Matching Concept Art: Hallway5m
Solution 1B | Matching Concept Art: Post-Processing & Toon Lighting5m
Reading5 readings
The Unity Certified Programmer Exam10m
Course Prerequisites and Unity Resources10m
About the Challenges and Solutions10m
Challenge 1 | Matching Concept Artm
Solution 1 | Matching Concept Art15m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Matching Concept Art20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Scripting for Art and Audio

Next, you'll continue to polish the Stealth game by implementing a "Red Alert" mode when the player character is detected. You'll use scripts to modify the visual design at runtime - changing lights, colors, and materials. Finally, you'll implement music and sound effects in the game....
Reading
4 videos (Total 23 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Solution 2 |Red Alert4m
Challenge 3 | Audio4m
Solution 3 | Audio7m
Reading4 readings
Challenge 2 | Red Alert!m
Solution 2 | Red Alert!15m
Challenge 3 | Audiom
Solution 3 | Audio15m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Scripting for Art and Audio20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Adding Multiple Scenes

With the core of the Stealth game now complete, you'll move on to creating multiple scenes or levels in the game, and implement a GameManager script that will manage the transition between levels. You'll submit your solution to this final challenge for review and grading by your peers....
Reading
2 videos (Total 10 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Solution 4 | Multiple Levels6m
Reading2 readings
Challenge 4 | Prepare for Peer Review10m
Solution 4 | Multiple Levels10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Special Topics in Programming

Some of the most popular applications of Unity include creating connected games, as well as Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality experiences. Each of these domains could be the topic of an entire course, but every Unity programmer should have some foundational knowledge in these areas. In this week's lessons, you'll get an overview of Unity networking, VR, AR, and a bonus look at the Unity Frame Debugger tool....
Reading
5 videos (Total 54 min), 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Networking and Multiplayer15m
VR Best Practices18m
AR Best Practices13m
Course 4 Summary1m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Special Topics in Unity Programming35m

About Unity

Unity Technologies offers a platform for creating beautiful and engaging 2D, 3D, VR, and AR games and apps. A powerful graphics engine and full-featured editor enable you to realize your creative vision fast, and deliver your content to virtually any media or device. You can easily connect to your audiences on PCs, consoles, the web, mobile devices, home entertainment systems, embedded systems, or head-mounted displays. More than an engine, Unity helps you achieve ongoing success. It offers everything you need to develop quality content, boost your productivity, and connect with your audience. Tools and resources include the Unity Asset Store, Unity Cloud Build, Unity Analytics, Unity Ads, Unity Everyplay, and Unity Certification. Unity Technologies serves millions of registered developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists around the globe. ...

About the Unity Certified Programmer Exam Preparation Specialization

This is Unity’s official series of courses designed to prepare you for the Unity Certified Programmer exam, the certification for entry- to mid-level Unity programmers. You’ll gain practice and experience in each of the topics covered in the exam through hands-on problem solving challenges. You’ll build two complete Unity projects end-to-end, implementing core interactivity, supporting systems, and platform optimizations This series of courses is for Unity programmers with 1-2 years of experience who are ready to bring their existing skills up to a professional standard....
Unity Certified Programmer Exam Preparation

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