Weekend Code Project: Unity's New 2D Workflow is the quick-start guide you have been looking for to get you up and running with Unity 4.3's new 2D workflow. The pdf guide, included artwork and source code will walk you through:
- Introduction to Unity (Sample Chapter)
- Scripting in C# for Unity (Sample Chapter)
- Setting up basic animations
- Working with Box2D
- Making things move
- Spawning GameObjects
- Collision detection
- Managing scenes
- Building simple UI
- Publishing overview
- And even more!
This detailed 106 page guide is designed for people new to Unity or looking for a high level overview of Unity 4.3's recently released 2D workflow.
Want to teach this material in a workshop or classroom? Check out the special edition which comes with a license to give out free copies of the book to your students: http://gum.co/unity2d-workshop.