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 +====== The Sparrow Manual ======
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 +The Sparrow framework allows you to create interactive applications for the iPhone platform. The main target is the creation of 2D games, but Sparrow can be used for any graphical applications.
 +
 +===== Part I: The Basics =====
 +
 +This part provides an introduction to developers who want to learn the basic principles of Sparrow. If you follow these documents, you should be able to start developing your first project with Sparrow.
 +
 +=== Preparations ===
 +
 +  * [[Introduction]]
 +  * [[Installation]]
 +  * [[Setting up Xcode]]
 +  * [[Project Setup]]
 +  * [[The Barebone Project]]
 +
 +=== Display Objects ===
 +
 +  * [[Display Objects]]
 +  * [[Textures and Images]]
 +  * [[Displaying Text]]
 +  * [[Pivot Points]]
 +  * [[Macros]]
 +
 +=== Event Handling ===
 +
 +  * [[Event Handling]]
 +  * [[Enhanced Events]]
 +  * [[Touch Events]]
 +
 +=== Animations ===
 +
 +  * [[Animation]]
 +  * [[Movie Clips]]
 +
 +=== Audio ===
 +
 +  * [[Audio Playback]]
 +
 +===== Part II: Advanced Topics =====
 +
 +This part requires some basic experience with Sparrow. It contains information that will help you to write more efficient code and tackle more challenging tasks.
 +
 +  * [[The Scaffold Project]]
 +  * [[Universal App Development]]
 +  * [[Adding UIKit Elements on Top of Sparrow|Adding UIKit Elements]]
 +  * [[Dynamic Textures]]
 +  * [[Texture Formats]]
 +  * [[PVR Textures]]
 +  * [[Flattened Sprites]]
 +  * [[Performance Optimization]]
 +  * [[Custom Display Objects]]
 +
 +===== Before you Start =====
 +
 +If you find yourself stuck one time, don't hesitate to look into the source code of Sparrow. All Sparrow source code was designed to be as readable and understandable as possible. Method and property names were chosen carefully so that everything does exactly what you would expect. There are no vicious side effects or unknown traps. Just learn Sparrow by doing! The small fella won't bite you, promised! :-P
  
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