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Unity Certified Programmer: Exam Guide

By : Philip Walker
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Unity Certified Programmer: Exam Guide

By: Philip Walker

Overview of this book

Unity Certified Programmer is a global certification program by Unity for anyone looking to become a professional Unity developer. The official Unity programmer exam will not only validate your Unity knowledge and skills, but also enable you to be part of the Unity community. This study guide will start by building on your understanding of C# programming and take you through the process of downloading and installing Unity. You’ll understand how Unity works and get to grips with the core objectives of the Unity exam. As you advance, you’ll enhance your skills by creating an enjoyable side-scrolling shooter game that can be played within the Unity Editor or any recent Android mobile device. This Unity book will test your knowledge with self-assessment questions and help you take your skills to an advanced level by working with Unity tools such as the Animator, Particle Effects, Lighting, UI/UX, Scriptable Objects, and debugging. By the end of this book, you’ll have developed a solid understanding of the different tools in Unity and understand how to create impressive Unity applications by making the most of its toolset.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Full Unity Programmer Mock Exam

Overview of design patterns

At the beginning of this book, I mentioned that I will cover as much of Unity as possible, even though it is expected that you have been using Unity for at least 2 years before taking the exam. With regard to the fundamentals of programming, we will obviouslybe applying C# code. So, I expect that you are familiar with things such as functions, methods, if statements, classes, inheritance, polymorphism, and so on. I will explain what I'm doing and what you should be doing for each bit of code I present, but I won't be going through the basics of each segment of code.

Design patterns are typical solutions to problems you are likely going to come across, and if you have a pattern that can solve, then you should use it. Creating applications yourself with your own workflow is great, but if you can explain an issue to another programmer using design pattern terms, it shows that you know what you are talking about and if they are a good...