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iOS 7 Game Development by Dmitry Volevodz

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Benefits of Sprite Kit

Sprite Kit has certain advantages that will help you determine if you want to base your game on it. They are as follows:

  • Sprite Kit is part of the iOS SDK: This means that it will be supported by Apple, and everything you write is likely to be future-proof. Your code will not magically stop working (or even compiling!), and things you are getting on screen are guaranteed to stay the same. Everyone who works with third-party libraries is aware of the issues that come with using a non-native SDK. With Sprite Kit, you can forget about installation problems and compatibility problems.
  • Easy-to-use API: This is developed by some of the best engineers in the world. Everything is logical and works as expected. Clear methods and properties ...

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