Using Solar2D's Composer
Scene Management with Cool Transitions
Composer is the official scene management library for Solar2D. Use Composer to create cool transitions from one part of your game or biz app to another.
Get a jumpstart on using Composer in your games and apps with this set of tutorials.
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Content: 8 Lessons with 1+ Hr Video
(This course is included in the Beginning Game Development course.)
PreviewWhat is Composer? (2:07)
StartUnderstanding the Scene Template (6:32)
StartSetting Up Composer (15:05)
StartThe Composer Overlay (8:32)
StartBuilding a Composer Framework (18:32)
StartUsing the New Framework (22:50)
StartPassing Parameters from Scene to Scene (7:35)
StartReloading Scenes (6:15)
StartBusiness App Specific Tips
StartGoodbye for Now
Jay has been programming professionally since 1988, starting with game programming and then over the years moving to internet programming. Jay started programming for mobile devices in 2010 and currently has several games and apps in the Apple App Store with more on the way.
In addition to writing scores of technical articles over the years, Jay has recorded dozens of hours of tutorial videos. He's been a speaker at technical conferences and enjoys teaching how to make games and apps almost as much as making games and apps themselves.
Jay has been programming with Solar2D for a decade and was awarded Certified Developer status. He's also created a computer science course for the University of Alaska on using Unity to make 2D games.