Mark Alexander

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    Educator Coursework: Addendum To Space Bubbles for GameMaker 2.3.x

    This article outlines the changes that will be required to be made to the Space Bubbles coursework due to minor changes in the GameMaker user interface and internal workings after the 2.3.0 version...

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    Setting Up And Using Source Control

    In this article we'll be giving a brief overview of how to setup and use the Git Source Control Plugin included with GameMaker. Before going any further, you should have a Git account already, and ...

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    Workflow Changes From 2.2.x to 2.3.x

    The update of GameMaker from the 2.2.x versions to 2.3.0 brings with it a couple of important changes to the workflow when using the product, so this guide summarises the changes you need to be awa...

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    tvOS: Features and Considerations

    Developing for Apple tvOS is a relatively simple affair, especially if you've already got experience using the sister platform, iOS. However it does present some unique features and challenges whic...

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    tvOS: Compiling Your App

    This article outlines the process of compiling your GameMaker project into an tvOS package which can then be uploaded to the iTunes App Store.  Actually compiling a tvOS package is very straightfor...

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    Android & iOS: Remote Push Notifications Using Firebase Cloud Messaging

    IMPORTANT: This guide is now deprecated; please download the new Firebase Cloud Messaging extension from the Marketplace and refer to the manual provided with it (or its online documentation) for i...

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    Ubuntu: Compiling Your App

    In this article we explain how to compile and distribute your game on the Ubuntu platform. If you have not already set up and tested an Ubuntu device to use with GameMaker Studio, please see the fo...

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    Windows: Compiling Your App

    In this article, we explain how to compile your game for the Windows platform ready to distribute to other people to play. If you haven't already set up the Windows target, then you should do that ...

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    How To Create a Custom Code Snippets File

    A very handy tool you have at your disposal when editing your scripts is the use of Code Snippets. When using the script editor, you can press F4 to open the code snippet pop-up, which permits you ...

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    Spine: Using Multiple Texture Pages

    With the 2.2.2 update to GameMaker Studio 2, general Spine support was improved and as part of that you can now import Spine sprites with multiple texture pages. In general, all this means for you ...