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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


In this chapter, we have extended our game framework structure by implementing and reinforcing the GameManager script by extending its code. This means that it will never be deleted, regardless of scene changes. We have also introduced the score and scenes managers, which were originally planned in our game framework. These two additional managers take responsibility away from the game manager and add additional features to your game. We ensured these scripts don't mutilate our original code (removing, overflowing, or compensating for our game manager). Your game now has a working scoring system, as well as multiple scenes that can be restarted and changed with very little code. We also introduced sound, which we'll implement in more detail in later chapters.

In the next chapter, we'll focus less on code-heavy content and instead concern ourselves with the art of the game. Even though we are programmers, we need to understand how to manipulate assets...