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Beginning Android Games : APRESSPOD - Mario Zechner

Beginning Android Games


Paperback Published: 21st April 2011
ISBN: 9781430230427
Number Of Pages: 688

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Beginning Android Games offers everything you need to join the ranks of successful Android game developers. You'll start with game design fundamentals and programming basics, and then progress towards creating your own basic game engine and playable games. This will give you everything you need to branch out and write your own Android games.

The potential user base and the wide array of available high-performance devices makes Android an attractive target for aspiring game developers. Do you have an awesome idea for the next break-through mobile gaming title? Beginning Android Games will help you kick-start your project.

The book will guide you through the process of making several example games for the Android platform, and involves a wide range of topics:

  • The fundamentals of game development
  • The Android platform basics to apply those fundamentals in the context of making a game
  • The design of 2D and 3D games and their successful implementation on the Android platform

For those looking to learn about Android tablet game app development or want Android 4 SDK specific coverage, check out Beginning Android 4 Games Development, now available from Apress.

* Android, the New Kid on the Block * First Steps with the Android SDK * Game Development 101 * Android for Game Developers * An Android Game Development Framework * Mr. Nom Invades Android * OpenGL ES: A Gentle Introduction *2D Game Programming Tricks * Super Jumper: A 2D OpenGL ES Game * OpenGL ES: Going 3D *3D Programming Tricks * Droid Invaders: the Grand Finale * Publishing Your Game * What's Next?

ISBN: 9781430230427
ISBN-10: 1430230428
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 688
Published: 21st April 2011
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 19.05  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.13