Beginning Android 4 Games Development 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 toward creating your own basic game engine and playable game that works on Android 4.0 and earlier devices.
Practical Android 4 Games Development continues your journeyto becoming a hands-on Android game apps developer. This title guides you through the process of designing and developing games that work on both smartphones and tablets.
Beginning Android 4 starts you on the path to developing innovative and salable applications for Android 4 mobile devices, using simple examples that are ready to run with your copy of the Software Development Kit (SDK) 4.0.
OpenGL has set the standard for 3D computer graphics, and is an essential aspect of Android development. This book offers everything you need to know, from basic mathematical concepts to advanced coding techniques. You'll learn by building a fascinating 3D solar system simulator!
Pro Android Apps Performance Optimization reveals how to fine-tune your Android apps, making them stable, efficient and fast performing. Better-performing apps mean better reviews and eventually, more money for you as the app developer or your indie shop.
Beginning PhoneGap is a definitive, one-of-a-kind book that teaches the fundamentals and strategies behind cross-platform mobile application development. Instead of learning languages like Objective-C, focus on building apps from day one for Android, iOS, Blackberry, WebOS and Symbianwithout the complexities of these platforms.
Pro Android 4 shows you how to build real-world and fun mobile applications using the new Android SDK 4 (Ice Cream). It covers everything from the fundamentals of building apps for embedded devices, phones, and tablets to advanced concepts such as custom 3D components and multi-tasking.