The Android Game Developer's Handbook
Discover an all in one handbook to developing immersive and cross-platform Android games
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Gaming in android is an already established market and growing each day. Previously games were made for specific platforms, but this is the time of cross platform gaming with social connectivity. It requires vision of polishing, design and must follow user behavior. This book would help developers to predict and create scopes of improvement according to user behavior.
You will begin with the guidelines and rules of game development on the Android platform followed by a brief description about the current variants of Android devices available. Next you will walk through the various tools available to develop any Android games and learn how to choose the most appropriate tools for a specific purpose.
You will then learn JAVA game coding standard and style upon the Android SDK. Later, you would focus on creation, maintenance of Game Loop using Android SDK, common mistakes in game development and the solutions to avoid them to improve performance. We will deep dive into Shaders and learn how to optimize memory and performance for an Android Game before moving on to another important topic, testing and debugging Android Games followed by an overview about Virtual Reality and how to integrate them into Android games.
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by John Horton
Android gaming is a hot topic these days, but one of the few areas of technology that does not have an abundance of clear and useful documentation online. However, there is an ever-increasing demand for Android games.This book will help you get up to speed with the essentials of game development with Android. The book begins by teaching y...
Price: $44.77 | Publisher: Packt Publishing | Release: 2015
by Richard A. Rogers
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Price: $8.40 | Publisher: Addison-Wesley | Release: 2012
by Mario Zechner
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Price: $3.65 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2011
by Mario Zechner, Robert Green
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Price: $17.66 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2012
by Jerome DiMarzio
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Price: $8.95 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2013
by John Horton
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Price: $26.99 | Publisher: Packt Publishing | Release: 2015
by Ronan Schwarz, Phil Dutson, James Steele, Nelson To
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Price: $33.21 | Publisher: Addison-Wesley | Release: 2013
by Grant Allen
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Price: $33.21 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2015