Beginning Android 4 Games Development

Authors: Zechner, Mario, Green, Robert

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    • Aims to be first Android 4 Games book to market
    • Updates this strong or bestselling Android games book
    • Android technology is hot and now the world's leading mobile platform, according to Gartner

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About this book

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. 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 4 Games Development 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 Android game development targeting Android 1.5-4.0+ devices
  • 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

About the authors

Mario Zechner runs Badlogic Games, a game development shop focused on Android.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Android, the New Kid on the Block

    Zechner, Mario (et al.)

    Pages 1-23

  • First Steps with the Android SDK

    Zechner, Mario (et al.)

    Pages 25-52

  • Game Development 101

    Zechner, Mario (et al.)

    Pages 53-105

  • Android for Game Developers

    Zechner, Mario (et al.)

    Pages 107-193

  • An Android Game Development Framework

    Zechner, Mario (et al.)

    Pages 195-238

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3988-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3987-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning Android 4 Games Development
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Mario Zechner and Robert Green
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-3988-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-3988-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-3987-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 696
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