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Lucas Jordan

Lucas L. Jordan is a lifelong computer enthusiast and has worked for many years as a Java developer, focusing on user interface. He has previously written JavaFX Special Effects: Taking Java RIA to the Extreme with Animation, Multimedia, and Game Elements. Lucas is interested in mobile application development in its many forms.

Lucas Jordan's Books

JavaFX Special Effects

JavaFX Special Effects

  • Publication Date: December 16, 2009
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-2623-9

This book will show you what the JavaFX platform can really do for Java desktop and mobile front ends. It presents a number of excellent visual effects and techniques that will make any JavaFX application stand out—whether it's animation, multimedia, or a game. Learn More …

Practical Android Projects

Practical Android Projects

  • Publication Date: February 21, 2011
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3243-8

Practical Android Projects first provides you with a brief introduction to the Android SDK 3, and then dives right into building step by step some cool-looking and fun apps that put Android's amazing capabilities to work. Learn More …

Beginning iOS 5 Games Development

Beginning iOS 5 Games Development

  • Publication Date: November 22, 2011
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3710-5

Beginning iOS 5 Games Development provides a clear path for you to create game apps using the iOS 5 SDK platform for the iPad, iPhone, and iPad touch. You'll learn how to use classes to create games, including graphics, and animations. Learn More …

Beginning iOS 6 Games Development

Beginning iOS 6 Games Development

  • Publication Date: December 15, 2012
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-4422-6

Beginning iOS 6 Games Development provides a clear path for you to learn and create iPhone and iPad game apps using the iOS 6 SDK platform. You'll learn how to use the core classes to create rich and dynamic games apps, including graphics, animations, and sound. Learn More …

Beginning iOS Games Development

Beginning iOS Games Development

  • Publication Date: March 24, 2015
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-5953-4

Beginning iOS Games Development provides a clear path for you to learn and create iPhone and iPad game apps using the iOS 8 SDK platform. You'll learn how to use the core classes and Sprite Kit to create dynamic game apps, with rich graphics, animations, and sound. You'll see how to use the latest version of Xcode to build your iPhone or iPad game apps. Learn More …