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Creating Mobile Games

Using Java ME Platform to Put the Fun into Your Mobile Device and Cell Phone

Authors: Hamer, Carol

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  • First Java games book for the newly updated and now open source Java Micro Edition (ME)
  • First and only Java book to cover MIDP versions 1, 2, and the new 3
  • Clear, accessible writing and exposition with complete working examples
  • Online updates and discussion available (through author’s blog)
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About this book

Creating Mobile Games: Using Java ME Platform to Put the Fun into Your Mobile Device and Cell Phone is a practical build-it-yourself mobile Java games book with lots of complete working code and advice:

  • Shows you how to create a basic game and make it a professional one (by adding a pro look-and-feel by writing your own menus or using the open source J2ME Polish, and enabling marketing/billing from your own web site)
  • Demonstrates Wireless Messaging and other optional APIs (using SMS, PIM, File Connection, Bluetooth, and so forth in a multiplayer game)
  • Covers MIDP3

About the authors

Carol Hamer received her Ph.D. in number theory from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Since then, she has worked as a software engineer for 10 years in the U.S., France, and Switzerland, including three years working for In-Fusio Mobile Games. Carol has written three books on mobile game programming for Apress: J2ME Games with MIDP2, Creating Mobile Games, and Learn BlackBerry Games Development. She writes a blog called A Little Bitty Java (http://bittyjava.wordpress.com) with programming ideas, troubleshooting tips, and code samples.

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Buy this book

eBook $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-0418-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $64.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-59059-880-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Creating Mobile Games
Book Subtitle
Using Java ME Platform to Put the Fun into Your Mobile Device and Cell Phone
Authors
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Carol Hamer
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0418-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0418-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-59059-880-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
415
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