The Beginner’s Guide to Android Game Development

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2014-07-28
438 pages

Book Description

Android Game Development Made Easy. If you've always wanted to make Android games but didn't know where to start, this book is for you. Whether you are an absolute beginner with no experience or an experienced Java developer wanting to get started with game development, this comprehensive book will help you accomplish your goals and teach you how to build your own games from scratch-no game engines needed. In this beginner-friendly guide, you will find focused, step-by-step approaches designed to help you learn and practice one fundamental concept at a time. You will study Java and write applications. You will experiment with the building blocks of Android and create fun, interactive 2D games with touch controls. You will even learn how to integrate social features such as a global leaderboard and publish your game to be shared with the billion Android users across the world. This book provides access to an extensive library of sample Java and Android game via its companion website so that you can continue learning on your own and grow as a game programmer. With this up-to-date guide in your hand, you will be able to successfully navigate common pitfalls and get up and running with your own in no time. Tested on Android Lollipop. All the code in the book has been tested on the Android Lollipop SDK (5.0), and is available under the MIT license at the book’s companion site.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Java Basics
Chapter 1: The of Programming
Chapter 2: Beginning Java
Chapter 3: Designing Better Objects

Unit 2: Java Game Development
Chapter 4: Laying the Foundations
Chapter 5: Keeping It Simple
Chapter 6: The Next Level

Unit 3: Android Game Development
Chapter 7: Beginning Android Development
Chapter 8: The Android Game
Chapter 9: Building the Game

Unit 4: Finishing Touches
Chapter 10: Releasing Your Game
Chapter 11: Continuing the Journey

Book Details

  • Title: The Beginner’s Guide to Android Game Development
  • Author:
  • Length: 438 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2014-07-28
  • ISBN-10: 1908689269
  • ISBN-13: 9781908689269
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