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Hours to complete

Approx. 21 hours to complete

Suggested: 8 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...
Available languages

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 21 hours to complete

Suggested: 8 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

The Project and the Plan

In this module we go through the project that you will be working on for this capstone class. We look at the details of what the requirements are and talk a little bit about how to go about finding some of the assets that you might want to use. The first week is all about planning and designing. ...
Reading
13 videos (Total 126 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video13 videos
Project Explanation10m
Discussion Forum Overview3m
Schedule9m
Finding Assets10m
Example Game 13m
Example Game 23m
Example Game 33m
Side Scrolling Tutorial Part 119m
Side Scrolling Tutorial Part 220m
Side Scrolling Tutorial Part 318m
Side Scrolling Tutorial Part 49m
Deliverable # 19m
Reading2 readings
Project Description10m
Capstone Grading10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Basic Scaffold Implementation

This week we work on scaffolding the project. We set out the design target last week, now we peer review last week's work and start to code. Stay flexible, but let's start building...
Reading
1 video (Total 5 min), 1 quiz
Video1 video
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Gameplay View

This week we nail down the touch interaction and the sensor implementation. We want to keep working on all aspects of your design, but this week you need to turn in the handling of your input, from the user and from the world. Also make sure you use our MotionHUD Cocoapod so we can see what you are doing in the recordings that you turn in...
Reading
2 videos (Total 15 min), 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Deliverable # 35m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Level Up

Let's take it to the next level! This week, as you continue to improve the stability and overall implementation of your game, we want to make sure that you hit the requirements for sound and particle systems. These are probably pretty easy things to add to your game (depending on your game!) so use the slack to make progress on the other aspects of your game. Maybe add an extra level if your game has levels. ...
Reading
1 video (Total 5 min), 1 quiz
Video1 video

Instructors

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Don Patterson

Associate Professor
Informatics and Computer Science
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Sam Kaufman

Partner at Gradient

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the iOS Development for Creative Entrepreneurs Specialization

This Specialization focuses on the basics of iOS application development. You’ll gain the skills you need to create your own app, including fluency in Objective-C and UIKit and SpriteKit user interface concepts, and you’ll learn to leverage networking, security, audio, video, location, and sensor frameworks. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to create a networked game that leverages sensors on the phone to create a unique gaming experience, and that you can showcase in job applications and interviews or offer in the iTunes store....
iOS Development for Creative Entrepreneurs

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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