Siddharth Shekar is a game developer with over 5 years of industry experience in game development, 11 years of experience in C++, C#, and other programming languages, and is adept at graphics libraries and game engines such as Unity and Unreal. He has also published games on the iOS, Android, Amazon, and Windows Phone App Stores.
Siddharth is also the author of Learning Cocos2d-x Game Development, Learning iOS 8 Game Development Using Swift, and Cocos2d Cross-Platform Game Development Cookbook, all published by Packt Publishing.
Currently, he is a lecturer in the Games Department at Media Design School, Auckland, New Zealand. He teaches graphics programming and PlayStation 4/PS Vita native game development and mentors final year production students.
More information about Media Design School and Siddharth Shekar can be found at www.mediadesignschool.com.
I would like to thank my parents for supporting me in everything that I choose to do. I would also like to thank Media Design School for encouraging me to continue working on this book. Finally, I would like to thank Packt Publishing for putting this book together and offering me the opportunity to review the book.