If you don't preload sounds, there is a delay before the sound plays for the first time. This tutorial shows how to preload sounds.
- [Instructor] As we talked about earlier in this chapter,…there's an issue if you just play sound effects…without preloading them,…that makes them pause your application…while the sound is loading,…the first time the sound plays.…So, in my application here I'm going to show how…to solve that issue by preloading sounds.…So, I have some sounds that are already playing.…Like this laser sound.…Then I have my explosion sound playing as well.…So that's right here.…And let's go up to didMove(to view:…And in here I'm going to preload my sounds.…
The first thing that you want to do…when you're preloading sounds is…to import AVFoundation.…So make sure you include that line of code at the top.…And then inside of didMove(to view:…I'm going to create a do statement.…Now the reason why we have to create a do statement is…because creating an AV audio player, the object that's going…to preload our sounds, throws errors.…So, we need to make sure we put this…inside of a do statement.…So, let's say we want to load…in the explosion sound and the laser sound.…
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- Adding and modifying sprites
- Creating sprites in code
- Transitioning between scenes
- Working with children and parents
- Adding physics
- Detecting and responding to collisions
- Applying particle effects
- Creating actions
- Working with sound
- Adding cameras and lights
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