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Create a breakout game with Swift and Sprite Kit (Part 1)

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In this part of the tutorial, we will start working on a breakout game using Swift and Sprite Kit.

We will see how to create the different elements of the game:

  • Ball
  • Paddle
  • BottomWall
  • Bricks

We will create a class for each of these elements which will contains their specificities. We will write a few methods to display all our objects (nodes) on the screen. We will see how we can capture the user inputs and modify the game state in consequence. Finally, we will see how to show to the user when they have lost or won the game.

To create a game that looks like the below.

Breakout_Swift_SpriteKit
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Install and Configure WordPress on LEMP stack (Debian, Nginx, MySQL, PHP-FPM)

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To be able to follow this tutorial you will need to have a server (VPS or Dedicated hosting) with a LEMP stack installed and configured. To do so I recommend the following tutorials from Digital Ocean:

Once your server is ready we can start preparing for the WordPress Install. The first step is to create a couple of generic configuration files that will avoid repeating ourselves in case we want to host multiple WordPress websites on the same server.
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