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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 16, 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 …