Chapter 15. Peer-to-peer connections using Game Kit
This chapter covers
- Overview of Game Kit
- Creating peer-to-peer applications using the peer picker
- Building a multiplayer game
Networking has always been a complicated task in any programming language. It normally requires intimate knowledge of sockets, as well as a solid understanding of various network protocols such as TCP/IP and UDP. Apple has simplified this process with the release of the Game Kit framework.
In this chapter, we’ll take a tour of the Game Kit framework. Then, we’ll examine how to create peer-to-peer applications and a simple multiplayer game.
15.1. Overview of Game Kit
Game Kit is a framework that provides some simple yet powerful classes for accomplishing various ...