Paris Buttfield-Addison

Paris Buttfield-Addison

iOS, Mac, Unity, and game developer

  • @parisba
  • + Paris Buttfield-Addison

Hobart, Australia

Areas of Expertise:

  • iphone
  • ipad
  • cocoa
  • objective-c
  • programming
  • design
  • game design
  • speaking
  • writing
  • teaching
  • pim
  • chi
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training

Paris Buttfield-Addison is co-founder of Secret Lab, an indie game and app development studio in Hobart, Australia. He spends his time designing video and board games, and mobile apps, and is also co-author of more than a dozen technical books, mostly for O’Reilly — recently Learning Swift and a book on the Kerbal Space Program video game.

Paris also co-organizes the /dev/world conference, which runs in Melbourne and is Asia-Pacific region’s oldest Apple developer event. Paris formerly worked with Meebo (which was acquired by Google), and has a PhD in Computing, and a degree in Medieval History.

Paris can be found on Twitter @parisba. He still thinks digital watches are a pretty neat idea.

For more info visit Secret Lab or paris.id.au.

Learning Swift 3 Learning Swift 3
by Paris Buttfield-Addison, Jon Manning, Tim Nugent
December 2016 (est.)
Print: $39.99

Swift Development for the Apple Watch Swift Development for the Apple Watch
by Jon Manning, Paris Buttfield-Addison
June 2016
Print: $24.99
Ebook: $20.99

iOS Swift Game Development Cookbook iOS Swift Game Development Cookbook
by Paris Buttfield-Addison, Jon Manning
Second Edition May 2015
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $42.99

Swift Development with Cocoa Swift Development with Cocoa
by Jon Manning, Paris Buttfield-Addison, Tim Nugent
December 2014
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

iOS Game Development Cookbook iOS Game Development Cookbook
by Paris Buttfield-Addison, Jon Manning
April 2014
OUT OF PRINT

Learning Cocoa with Objective-C Learning Cocoa with Objective-C
by Paris Buttfield-Addison, Jon Manning, Tim Nugent
Fourth Edition March 2014
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

Learning Cocoa with Objective-C Learning Cocoa with Objective-C
by Paris Buttfield-Addison, Jon Manning
Third Edition December 2012
OUT OF PRINT

Ultimate Swift Programming Ultimate Swift Programming
by Paris Buttfield-Addison, Jon Manning, Tim Nugent
February 2015
Video: $239.99

Webcast: Build a Game in Less Than an Hour with Unity
February 10, 2015
In this webcast, we'll build a game in Unity from start to finish. Starting with some basic assets, we'll demonstrate and talk through the entire process of building a complete 2D game of Asteroids, complete with gameplay, physics, lighting, and user...

Webcast: Five Swift Essentials
February 10, 2015
In this webcast, we'll cover five important features of the Swift language, and talk about how you can use them to reduce the amount of code you need to write, to make your code easier to understand, and to extend the Swift language to meet your needs...