We’ve been hammering out a lot more tutorials this year, thanks to our team here in Cocos and friends of the company. We really want to appreciate all the tutorials built by the community and try to add as many as we can from both Chinese and English groups.
You’ll be happy to know many of the tutorials we built were extremely educational and helpful to developers, thanks to your comments and suggestions. We have our 2019 and 2020 tutorials (part one, part two) also available if you want more.
Introduction To Cocos Creator 3.0
Our Chinese Team built a series to discuss the multiple parts of Cocos Creator 3.0 compared to what you see in Cocos Creator 2.x and share what it does for developers new to the engine. It’s in Chinese, but we’ve added subtitles to help you out.
The Beginners Guide To Cocos Creator 3.0
Happy to share a very detailed video tutorial from our evangelist team about using Cocos Creator 3.x, after our huge success with Cocos Creator 2.x last year. Here is the playlist.
Creating Cocos Creator 3.0 Extension
We take an intense dive into the step in building extensions for Cocos Creator. Text tutorials are also available in the description of the video.
Best Open Source Software for making your next game
We collected as much free and open-source software as possible to get you building a game with just the cost of your time.
Building a Zelda 3D rendering style in Cocos Creator
Our team made a fascinating demo that shows off the power of Cocos Creator as well as described some of the techniques they used to build it.
Building an internal video player inside Cocos Creator
Many of our developers in China are working in the education field and have educational videos inside their apps. Luckily, one of them gave us a great tutorial on adding FFmpeg to their app, so you can too!
The How and Why to Hotfixes for your game
For many developers, they are ways to update your game or app without the requirement of downloading the whole file. We got a great tutorial on best practices for hotfixes in your app.
Texture Compression saves you memory
We were amazed when one developer could save tons of memory from compressing their graphics for their game. Luckily, they shared how in this small tutorial.
Exporting your Cocos Creator 2.x games to Android Studio
Some developers needed a step-by-step introduction on getting their game from Cocos Creator to Android. We were thrilled to help.
Developer shares why TypeScript is great for game development
Cocos Creator Resources
If you were looking for some examples for Cocos Creator 3.x and where our documentation is, here’s a quick list we built out.
3D Camera Follow and Rotation
A lot may have missed this due to our April Fool’s Day joke, but this is one of the best tutorials on a camera following your character.
Cocos Creator Physics in 3D explained
Many people new to our engine are asking how 3D physics works with the Cocos Creator 3D capabilities. We were able to get our evangelists to share how this is possible.
Creating Extensions for Cocos Creator
One of the most powerful things about Cocos Creator is the ease to add and build extensions for our editor and engine. Here’s an introduction to building your own.
Multi-Resolution Adaptation in Cocos Creator
Not every phone will have the same resolution, so knowing how to prepare your game for the hundreds of phones is one of the most important things to know and understand.
Building water reflections for your 3D Games in Cocos Creator
Creating realistic water in a 3D game isn’t as tough as you think. One developer shared with us how it worked for him, giving you a starting point for yours.
How To add npm resources into Cocos Creator 3.x
Cocos Creator supports CommonJS, allowing you to add npm modules into your game. Learn how it’s done and what you need to do in this tutorial.