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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

Adding a game pause button

At the beginning of the previous section, we briefly spoke about the in-game pause button. This button will appear at the start of a level and once pressed, the player, enemies, and bullets that have been fired will freeze in time. In this section, we will only be focusing on the visuals, just as we did with our pause screen in the previous section.

The pause button will act slightly different from the previous buttons we have made. This time, the button will be an on or off type button. The game object for this will be a toggle as it is more suited to our needs. To make a toggle game object, do the following:

  1. Select the PauseContainer game object in the Hierarchy window, right-click it, and select UI from the drop-down list, followed by Toggle, as shown in the following screenshot:

  1. With the Toggle game object still selected in the Hierarchy window, right-click it, select...