Optimizing Mobile Apps in Unity

Web Class: Mobile Game Development

You can access the full course here: Mobile Game Development for Beginners Caching Objects In Unity, there’s many functions we can use to easily get objects/components. GameObject.Find GameObject.GetComponent GameObject.FindObjectOfType GameObject.FindObjectWithTag Camera.main Calling these every frame or frequently is not recommended. What you should do, is cache the object so that you can easily use it … Read moreOptimizing Mobile Apps in Unity

How to use Language Recognition in Unity with Azure

Web Class: Language Recognition AI with Unity and Azure

You can access the full course here: Language Recognition AI with Unity and Azure Part 1 Language Understanding (LUIS) The first of two Microsoft Cognitive Services we’re going to be using is LUIS. LUIS allows us to send a query (e.g.¬†Move forwards) and it will calculate an intent and entities. The¬†intent is what you’re trying … Read moreHow to use Language Recognition in Unity with Azure

Understanding AI and Speech Recognition with Azure Cognitive Services

Understanding AI and Speech Recognition with Azure Cognitive Services

Introduction In this tutorial, we’re going create a voice controlled game where you move a landing mars rover. We’ll be using 2 different services from Microsoft’s Azure Cognitive Services: LUIS and Speech to Text. You can download the project files . Setting up LUIS LUIS is a Microsoft, machine learning service that can convert phrases … Read moreUnderstanding AI and Speech Recognition with Azure Cognitive Services

How to Connect to an API with Unity

How to Connect to an API with Unity

Introduction In this tutorial, we’re going to be building an app in Unity which will connect to an API, send a query, and return a JSON file of results to display on the screen. For this case, we’re going to be making an app that will display upcoming firework displays. Project Files This project will … Read moreHow to Connect to an API with Unity

Develop a Smart Text Reader App with Unity

Develop a Smart Text Reader App with Unity

Introduction In this tutorial, we’re going to create an app that allows you to analyze text through your phone camera and speak it out to you. If you want to follow along with the tutorial, all you need is Unity and an internet connection. You can download the complete project from . Setting up Computer … Read moreDevelop a Smart Text Reader App with Unity

How to use Computer Vision in Unity with Azure

Web Class: Learn Computer Vision with Unity and Azure

You can access the full course here: Applied Computer Vision with Unity and Azure Part 1 Introduction In this course, we’ll be creating an app that will allow you to take a picture and send that to an API, where the text in the image will be extracted and returned to you. With that text, … Read moreHow to use Computer Vision in Unity with Azure

Complete Guide to Procedural Level Generation in Unity – Part 1

Unity Tile with scripted terrain generation

In this tutorial series we are going to procedurally generate levels using Unity. In the first tutorial we are going to use pseudorandom noise to generate height maps and choose terrain types according to the height in each part of our level. In the next tutorials, we are going to assign biomes for each part … Read moreComplete Guide to Procedural Level Generation in Unity – Part 1

Understanding Procedural Dungeon Generation in Unity

There are two ways of building dungeons in your game. The first one is to manually create the dungeon rooms and connect them through the dungeon. The advantage of doing this is that you can manually select what will be in each room of the dungeon. The second option is to procedurally generate the dungeon … Read moreUnderstanding Procedural Dungeon Generation in Unity

An Introduction to External APIs in Unity

Web Class: Data-Driven Development with External APIs

You can access the full course here: Data-Driven Development with External APIs Part 1 What is an API? An API (application programming interface) allows us to access a specific data set or functions of an application. For example, Google has a translate API where you can send over text, have it translated and then returned … Read moreAn Introduction to External APIs in Unity

An Overview of Unity Analytics Development

You can access the full course here: Data-Driven Development with Unity Analytics Part 1 In this lesson you will be creating a demo game to use for interacting with the analytics system. For this demo, you will be making a simple button interface that will allow you to trigger different events that Unity will record. … Read moreAn Overview of Unity Analytics Development