Unreal Engine 4 Scripting with C++ [Video]

Unreal Engine 4 Scripting with C++ [Video]

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Reuben Ward

Get the best out of your games by scripting them with C++ in Unreal Engine 4.X
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Video Details

ISBN 139781787285644
Course Length2 hours 05 minutes

Video Description

Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) is a complete suite of game development tools made by game developers, for game developers. With more than 100 practical recipes, this video is a guide showcasing techniques to use the power of C++ scripting while developing games with UE4.

It will start with adding and editing C++ classes from within the Unreal Editor. It will delve into one of Unreal's primary strengths, the ability for designers to customize programmer-developed actors and components. It will help you understand the benefits of when and how to use C++ as the scripting tool. With a blend of task-oriented recipes, this video will provide actionable information about scripting games with UE4, and manipulating the game and the development environment using C++.

Towards the end of the video, you will be empowered to become a top-notch developer with Unreal Engine 4 using C++ as the scripting language.

Style and Approach

This video will have a practical step by step recipe based approach where your everyday problems will be solved by practical examples.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Scripting and the Class Hierarchy
The Course Overview
Examples of Using C++ for Scripting in Unreal
Examples of the Unreal Engine Class Hierarchy
Understanding Components in Unreal Engine 4
Manipulating Components to Make Our Ideas Come to Life
Examples of Actors in Unreal
More on C++
The Benefits of Understanding the C++ Syntax
The Advantages of C++ Over Blueprints
Implementing Some Simple Concepts with C++
Creating Our First C++ Actor
Adding Some Scripting to Our Actor
Using C++ to Spawn Actors into Our Game
Using a Particle System Component to Create an Explosion
Exposing C++ Code to the Editor Using Macros
Finishing Our Explosive Mine

What You Will Learn

  • Learn to manipulate components in class hierarchy
  • Learn the advantages of C++ over Blue prints
  • Create actors using C++
  • Adding scripts to the character
  • Spawn the characters using C++
  • Expose your C++ code to the Editor using Macros

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Scripting and the Class Hierarchy
The Course Overview
Examples of Using C++ for Scripting in Unreal
Examples of the Unreal Engine Class Hierarchy
Understanding Components in Unreal Engine 4
Manipulating Components to Make Our Ideas Come to Life
Examples of Actors in Unreal
More on C++
The Benefits of Understanding the C++ Syntax
The Advantages of C++ Over Blueprints
Implementing Some Simple Concepts with C++
Creating Our First C++ Actor
Adding Some Scripting to Our Actor
Using C++ to Spawn Actors into Our Game
Using a Particle System Component to Create an Explosion
Exposing C++ Code to the Editor Using Macros
Finishing Our Explosive Mine

Video Details

ISBN 139781787285644
Course Length2 hours 05 minutes
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