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.
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.
With all the people in the world who have only access to a smartphone but not a PC or a keyboard, creating a programming environment for developing in that environment became a reality with TouchDevelop from Microsoft Research. This book is meant to be a handy reference to this unique programming environment.