Chapter  7

Using cocos2D for AR

We've already talked about the different use cases for augmented-reality applications. Other than the presentation of location-based information, gaming applications take a big percentage of the augmented-reality market space.

In this chapter, I'm going to introduce cocos2D for iPhone. cocos2D for iPhone is a framework for building 2D games and graphically interactive applications. It is based on the cocos2D framework, which you can read more about at


It is the open sourced cocos2D framework that provides the basis for cocos2D for iPhone. The original project was written in Python. Obviously, this wasn't all that useful for iOS programmers. cocos2D for iPhone is a port of this framework ...

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