We recently recommended courses you should learn before you will launch your first startup in order to avoid some common mistakes. In Quick Tips today, we’ll recommend you some free courses that will help you make your first game and begin your career as a developer.
Before we highlight the details of the courses you ought to take, here are some introductory courses which will prepare you to learn these courses more effectively;
- Java Programming Basics – Prepare yourself for programming on Android and the Web
When you have gone through those courses above then proceed to ones given below to develop your first game:
This is an easy start for those who want to learn Unity but with a practical outcome. Unity 3D is a popular programming language and a favorite for developers if they want to create a game for cross platform execution. With Unity, you can publish your game across Android, iOS and Windows all with one code.
This course has been created by Unity in which they will highlight the basics of programming such as creating objects, physics, scripting, moving the camera and the player etc.
For those who want to take things a little more seriously, this course from Udacity will teach you to develop your first game for mobile or Windows using LibGDX. LibGDX is a framework built on Java so it is mandatory that you have basic knowledge regarding it before you start this course.
You will be able to develop Icicles, an extremely simple game in which players have to dodge icicles dropping from the sky by either tilting their phone or using the arrow keys.
By taking this course, you will be able to make a side scroller game called Hoppy Beaver as well as a memory game where you try to find pairs once you flip over cards.
Do you have any free courses to recommend regarding game development?