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The Resource Android game programming for dummies, by Derek James

Android game programming for dummies, by Derek James

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Android game programming for dummies
Title
Android game programming for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Derek James
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Get your head in the game and start developing engaging Android apps that game gurus will love!
  • Games challenge our minds, relieve our boredom, bring us closer to family and friends, and are just plain fun. It's no wonder developers are geared up to get going on the next great game. It's easy to join in the fun with For Dummies! A bit of java knowledge is helpful, but even if you lack that, this book will walk you through creating two Android games and getting them into Google Play. Once you've got the basics down, let your imagination lead the way!
  • Understand Android - learn about the capabilities of the Android platform and why it's suited for mobile gaming
  • Plan your game - decide on the game type, the number of players, how and when users might play, and who would be most interested in your app
  • Get started - set up your development environment and explore the parts of an Android app
  • Learn variety - follow step-by-step directions to create a two-player card game and an arcade-style game with sound and animation
  • Market your creations - explore the market for your game, publish it to Google Play, and keep it up to date
  • Open the book and find:
  • What you should know about the Android gaming industry
  • Project planning tips
  • How to identify the market for your game
  • The ins and outs of good interface design
  • The lifecycle of an activity
  • Advice on screen orientation
  • How to create simple animations
  • How to monetize your game and turn a profit Book jacket
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
--For dummies
Label
Android game programming for dummies, by Derek James
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes Internet access
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 109
  • Part IV
  • Moving On to Your Second Game: Whack-a-Mole
  • 199
  • Part V
  • Managing Your Game in the Market
  • 261
  • Part VI
  • Part of Tens
  • 295
  • Part 1
  • Adopting the Android Gaming Mindset
  • 7
  • Part II
  • Starting to Program
  • 77
  • Part III
  • Making Your First Game: Crazy Eights
Control code
7ocm80334081
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xviii, 362 pages
Isbn
9781118027745
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012950501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Android game programming for dummies, by Derek James
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes Internet access
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 109
  • Part IV
  • Moving On to Your Second Game: Whack-a-Mole
  • 199
  • Part V
  • Managing Your Game in the Market
  • 261
  • Part VI
  • Part of Tens
  • 295
  • Part 1
  • Adopting the Android Gaming Mindset
  • 7
  • Part II
  • Starting to Program
  • 77
  • Part III
  • Making Your First Game: Crazy Eights
Control code
7ocm80334081
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xviii, 362 pages
Isbn
9781118027745
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012950501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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