Android Game Development for Beginners [Video]

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Learn
  • See how to trigger events with alerts and symptoms
  • Create a basic dashboard using widgets
  • Import custom data and add it to existing objects
  • Create relationships via the UI and REST
  • Configure and set up notifications
  • Get acquainted with the tools to make a fully functional game
About

Creating games can be one of the most fun-filled ways to learn about a coding language or a platform. This course will take you on an exciting ride where you will not only learn about the latest Android N SDK, but also about the other APIs. You’ll find out how to create highly interactive and interesting games with it. The course will show you how to create a complete game from scratch designed for the Android platform.

The course starts by showing you how to set up the Android SDK and other repositories. You’ll also find out how to customize your development environment.

As we progress, you’ll learn to work with moving images, creating sprite animations, particle explosion, design in game entities, and create Bitmap fonts efficiently. You will also learn to use LibGDX to enhance the game’s features and make it stunning.

By the end of the course, you will get a clear idea on improving game physics and collision system and shift your game from 2D to 3D.

Style and Approach

This course is a step-by-step tutorial packed with practical examples so you can create as you learn the techniques.

Features
  • Write game elements, create objects, game layouts, and game loops from scratch with the latest Android N SDK
  • Move from basic 2D game development to 3D game worlds using Open GL, Web GL
  • Integrate the Libgdx library to leverage prototyping functions and implement advanced game physics and collision system properties
Course Length 2 hours 17 minutes
ISBN 9781787120822
Date Of Publication 26 Dec 2016

Authors

James Saeed

James Saeed a hobbyist computer programmer, and has been for the last 8+ years. He specializes in programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, Java, and Apple Swift.

Along with a portfolio of projects that he has produced over the years (which can be seen at: http://www.evh98.com) and uploaded to the iOS App Store and Google Play Store, he has also become highly successful on YouTube at teaching computer programming (see: https://www.youtube.com/EddieVanHalen98). On the channel, he has attained over 3 million video views and over 30,000 subscribers. In his spare time, he is also a musician.