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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

Introducing our shop scripts

In this section, we will make some new scriptable objects, as we did when we created our player's ship settings (health, speed, firepower, and so on). You can refer toIntroducing our scriptable object (SOActorModel)section ofChapter 2,Adding and Manipulating Objects,for a reminder of how this is done. Instead of changing our enemy's or player's ships, we will be manipulating the shop's selection of powerups (with a selection grid) to add our own ship upgrades that the player will be able to choose from. These upgrades will then be transferred to the player's ship, which will be visuallyrecognized, and two of the three upgrades will carry alterations to the gameplay.

Before we go into further detail, let's refresh our memory on where the shop scripts are within the game framework that we introduced in Chapter 1, Setting Up and Structuring Our Project.

The following diagram shows the location of the shop...