Lynda - SteamOS for Developers First Look | 243MB
Steam has always been a major PC game distributor, and with SteamOS they're now entering the console market. SteamOS combines the rock-solid architecture of Linux with a gaming experience built for the big screen. Jonathan Sears shows what this new operating system has in store for game developers, including a look at the client, the community, and the store at its hub. He also covers Steamworks and the Steam API, and walks through the complete process of submitting a game to Steam and making your game marketable to Steam users—a uniquely social and vocal audience.
* Understanding how the Steam Store and community work
* Understanding Steam user purchase habits
* Working with the Steam Cloud
* Creating an online marketplace with Steam Community Market
* Developing for Steam machines
* Preparing a game for Steam and Steam Greenlight