Do you remember landmark games like Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, and Asteroids? Well, here's an exciting opportunity to build and/or port these games to one of the hottest mobile and netbooks platforms today: Google's Android.
Combining actionable, real-world source code with graphics, Pro Android Games, Second Edition shows you how to build more sophisticated and addictive Android game apps with minimum effort. Harness the power of the latest Android Jelly Beans NDK to bring countless legendary, action-packed PC games to the Android Platform.
Pro Android Graphics is a comprehensive goldmine of knowledge and techniques that will help you design, create, and optimize 2D graphics for use in your Android Jelly Bean applications. Learn to leverage Android's powerful graphics APIs in conjunction with professional open source graphics design tools such as GIMP 2.8.6 and more.
Android programming is now accessible to all developers! Whether you write your code in Python, Lua, or even just Beanshell, Pro Android Python with SL4A will teach you to write fully-functional non-Java apps for Android-based devices.
Pro Android Web Game Apps is a hands-on guide to building web games, focused on Android devices. You'll start with a blank HTML page, and by the end of the book, have the skills needed to create a multiplayer online game with rich graphics, sound, animation, and more.
So, you've created a few projects with Arduino, and now it's time to kick it up a notch. Where do you go next? With Pro Arduino, you'll learn about new tools, techniques, and frameworks to make even more ground-breaking, eye-popping projects.
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!