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July 5, 2012
by Chris
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Cocos2d – useful tools

Three years ago there was a dearth of tools for cocos2d development. It’s a lot better now. This is not a comprehensive list of all the tools out there but covers the ones I’ve tried and found useful. If you’re … Continue reading

June 22, 2012
by Chris
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Spritesheets the Movie

A great explanation in animated form of the reasoning behind using a Spritesheet from the creator of TexturePacker Andreas Loew @codeAndWeb. SpriteSheets – TheMovie – Part 1 by Code’n’Web Consider this the Episode IV of Spritesheet movies đŸ˜‰

February 23, 2012
by Chris
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Python shortcut for animation plists

Quick (and not too pretty) python script I threw together for generating animation frame plists. For a tutorial about using the plist to drive your cocos2d animation check out this great tutorial from Ray Wenderlich’s site. I had a list … Continue reading

January 27, 2012
by Chris
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Cocos2d Cookbook

Nathan Burba has done a fantastic job of pulling together a great collection of recipes for the cocod2d cookbook covering everything from Bullets to Speech recognition. Once Sketchshare is fully launched I plan on doing a review of the book … Continue reading