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Beginning Java SE 6 Game Programming, Third Edition
     

Beginning Java SE 6 Game Programming, Third Edition

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by Jonathan S. Harbour
 

BEGINNING JAVA SE 6 GAME PROGRAMMING, THIRD EDITION is a hands-on guide that is perfect for beginner-level game programmers who want to quickly and easily learn how to create games using the latest version of the Java SDK, Java 6. Written in simple language, the book teaches each new skill using engaging tutorials, followed by end-of-chapter questions and exercises

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BEGINNING JAVA SE 6 GAME PROGRAMMING, THIRD EDITION is a hands-on guide that is perfect for beginner-level game programmers who want to quickly and easily learn how to create games using the latest version of the Java SDK, Java 6. Written in simple language, the book teaches each new skill using engaging tutorials, followed by end-of-chapter questions and exercises to help reinforce what you've just learned. Each chapter builds upon the previous ones, allowing you to repeat and practice the techniques covered. You'll begin with the basics of writing a simple game using vector graphics, move on to utilizing Java's advanced library to add animation and sound effects, and end by creating a professional, sprite-based game full of interesting artwork and details that you can share with others on the web.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435458093
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/21/2011
Sold by:
CENGAGE LEARNING
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Jonathan S. Harbour is a freelance writer and game developer. He maintains a forum at http://www.jharbour.com/forum for support of his books and games, and he has a Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/jharbourcom. He enjoys science fiction, comics, and video games.

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Beginning Java SE 6 Game Programming, Third Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was better than I expected. I had bought it just because it was cheaper and seemed to be able to point me in the right direction. However, it has taught me a lot that I didn't know about Java, and even helped me go out and try to find more to learn. A great starting book for programming.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago