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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

Scoring enemy hits

As with most games, we need a scoring system to show how well the player has done at the end of the game. Typically, with side-scrolling shooter games, the player is rewarded for each kill they make. If we turn to our game framework diagram, we can see that ScoreManager is hooked up to GameManager like ScenesManager was:

Our code for adding a scoring system will once again be minimal. We also want flexibility so that different enemies are worth different points. We also want it so that when we add another enemy to our game with a different scoring point, we can avoid altering our code each time.

We will be working with the following scripts in this section:

  • EnemyWave
  • ScoreManager
  • ScenesManager
  • SOActorModel

Seeing as the scoring system is an integral factor...