About this book

This book is designed to help you create applications and content that make the best use of Unity on mobile platforms, especially those with Mali® GPUs.
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Intended audience
This book is for beginner to intermediate developers.
Using this book
This book is organized into the following chapters:
Chapter 1 Introduction

This chapter introduces the ARM® Guide to Unity: Enhancing Your Mobile Games

Chapter 2 Optimizing Applications

This chapter describes how to optimize applications in Unity.

Chapter 3 Profiling Your Application

This chapter describes profiling your application.

Chapter 4 Optimization Lists

This chapter lists a number of optimizations for your Unity application.

Chapter 5 Global Illumination in Unity with Enlighten

This chapter describes global illumination in Unity with Enlighten.

Chapter 6 Advanced Graphics Techniques

This chapter lists a number of advanced graphics techniques that you can use.

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