Android Studio Game Development

Concepts and Design

This short book walks
you through the process of creating mobile games using the new Android Studio
IDE. Android Studio Game Development introduces you to the key tools in
Android Studio and gives you the knowledge you need to develop games in Android
This book takes you
from installing Android Studio, through exploring the IDE to creating a new
project and setting up GitHub as a VCS. You'll then be well equipped to tackle
the game-development topics that make up the rest of the book. You'll learn
about OpenGL ES and how to deal with polygons, before mastering image loading
and sprite sheets.
The final three
chapters cover topics vital to successful game development: interactivity.
You'll gain skills in reading user input, responding to that input with in-game
movement, and detecting collisions.
You'll learn:

How to create
projects in Android Studio

How to use the
SDK manager to keep your Android SDK current

How to commit to
and get projects from GitHub

How to use
OpenGL ES to load images

How to react to
player input

How to debug
your games using Android Studio


This book is for
those who may be new to game development who have some experience with Andr

J. F. DiMarzio is a seasoned Android developer and author. He began developing games in Basic on the TRS-80 Color Computer II in 1984. Since then, he has worked in the technology departments of companies such as the U.S. Department of Defense and the Walt Disney Company. He has been developing on the Android platform since the beta release of version .03, and he has published two professional applications and one game on the Android Marketplace. DiMarzio is also an accomplished author. Over the last 14 years, he has released 12 books, including Android: A Programmer’s Guide. His books have been translated into five languages and published worldwide. DiMarzio’s writing style is very easy to read and understand, which makes the information in the topics that he presents more retainable.
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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 95
Erscheinungsdatum 16.11.2015
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-4842-1717-7
Verlag Springer
Maße (L/B/H) 23,6/15,8/1 cm
Gewicht 196 g
Abbildungen 42 schwarzweisse Abbildungen
Auflage 1st ed.
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
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