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Getting Started with Unity 5

By : Dr. Edward Lavieri
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Getting Started with Unity 5

By: Dr. Edward Lavieri

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Scripting with C# in Unity

Let's get our feet wet by jumping right in and start scripting. The following are the steps to create a new script in Unity using C#:

  1. Launch Unity.

  2. Open the game project.

  3. From the top menu, navigate and select Assets | Create | C# Script.

  4. You'll see the script in the Project view and you'll be in script name edit mode. Name the script testScript. We'll delete this script when we are finished:

    The script is now visible in the Inspector view.

  5. In the Project view, under Assets, double-click on the script. This will launch MonoDevelop and provide you with the ability to edit the script:

  6. Add the following line of code in MonoDevelop in line 8:

    print("Hello Little Farmer Colt!");
  7. Your script should now match the following screenshot:

  8. In the MonoDevelop top menu, navigate and select File | Save or File | Save All.

  9. Close the MonoDevelop window.

  10. Review the script using the Inspector view to ensure that your changes were saved, as shown in the following screenshot:

  11. Click on the Main...