Android Game Programming For Dummies
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Android Game Programming For Dummies

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by Derek James, Rajiv Ramnath
     
 

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Learn how to create great games for Android phones

Android phones are rapidly gaining market share, nudging the iPhone out of the top spot. Games are the most frequently downloaded apps in the Android market, and users are willing to pay for them. Game programming can be challenging, but this step-by-step guide explains the process in easily understood

Overview

Learn how to create great games for Android phones

Android phones are rapidly gaining market share, nudging the iPhone out of the top spot. Games are the most frequently downloaded apps in the Android market, and users are willing to pay for them. Game programming can be challenging, but this step-by-step guide explains the process in easily understood terms. A companion Web site offers all the programming examples for download.

  • Presents tricky game programming topics—animation, battery conservation, touch screen input, and adaptive interface issues—in the straightforward, easy-to-follow For Dummies fashion
  • Explains how to avoid pitfalls and create fun games based on best programming practices for mobile devices
  • A companion web site includes all programming examples

If you have some programming knowledge, Android Game Programming For Dummies will have you creating cool games for the Android platform quickly and easily.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118027745
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/26/2012
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,086,819
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Derek James is the principal and founder of Polyclef Software, LLC, a creator of Android games including WordWise Pro, Golf Solitaire, Proxity, Puzzle Lords Free, and Spades, among others. Derek created some of the first Android games on the market.

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Android Game Programming For Dummies 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sounds like good advice
Anonymous More than 1 year ago