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Build iOS Games with Sprite Kit by Josh Smith, Jonathan Penn

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Other Resources

We suggest some further reading to help round out your ideas in other areas. Game development isn’t just about programming or sprites. Communicating visually is a fascinating and well-developed discipline, as you’ll see in the following resources.

Apple’s Documentation

When Apple introduced Sprite Kit, it included the most complete and useful set of documentation at launch day of any developer-focused product the company has ever shipped. Not only are their developer’s guide and API reference excellent sources of information,[27][28] but there’s an entire demo adventure game that you can try to explore novel uses of the API.[29]

That adventure game is quite advanced—far too advanced for a beginner to sit down and browse through ...

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