Although the fad was short-lived, pulling up the PokÃ©mon Go app for the very first time made you feel like you were just granted access to a previously undiscovered dimension. A dimension where a Rattata lurks behind your toilet and Ivysaurs spawn in the park near your office.
PlayingÂ PokÃ©mon Go was most people’s first foray into the world of augmented reality, a type of technology that adds digital information â computer-generated characters, for instance â to an existing, real-world environment in real time, typically using a smartphone’s camera. If you thoughtÂ PokÃ©mon Go was magical, though, just wait ’til you see what ARKit can do.Â
With the augmented reality market expected to be worth $165 billion by 2024, there’s really no better time than now to dip your toes into the industry. Whether you’re pursuing mobile app design as a career or just hoping to flex your creative muscles in a fascinating new field, The Complete ARKit Course can help make your augmented reality ideas, well, a reality â no prior experience required.Â
Under the expert instruction of Rayan Slim, a veteran iOS developer who follows renowned web developer Rob Percival’s “learn by doing” style, you’ll build 11 augmented reality apps step-by-step using ARKit as well as Swift 4. While constructing the Floor is Lava App, a measuring app, an Ikea app, and more, you’ll learn how to form and animate textured models, place 3D objects and drive a car on horizontal surfaces, launch projectiles in the real world, track your position, and even build an inter-dimensional portal. In total, you’ve got access to over nine hours of top-rated content.Â
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