LiveCode Mobile Development Hotshot

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Learn
  • Create your first mobile app – Hello Planet!
  • Develop user interfaces
  • How to use math in mobile applications
  • Discover how to use custom menus
  • Optimize graphics for app efficiency and speed
  • Incorporate animation and sound
  • Incorporate in-app purchases and advertising
  • Create a quiz game
  • Explore how to use databases
About

There are over 2,000 programming languages and several that can be used to program mobile applications. LiveCode has proven itself a strong competitor in the mobile application development market. The power of this easy-to-learn programming environment will get you starting developing mobile apps from the very first chapter.

"LiveCode Mobile Development Hotshot is a project-based guide to developing games and other apps for mobile devices using LiveCode. You will learn tricks and techniques for tackling even the most difficult mobile application topics. Best of all, you will be provided with 100% of the source code and have it explained too.

"LiveCode Mobile Development Hotshot" will present you with ten exciting projects that will expose you to different LiveCode programming techniques for mobile application development. The hands-on approach provides you with clear, step-by-step instructions in each chapter where a different type of mobile app is tackled. You will enhance your current knowledge of this programming language and build upon it by learning specific techniques and programming approaches to developing mobile applications. You will create your own calculator app, learn how to use menus for mobile apps, and design user interfaces that are optimized for mobile users. In the following projects, you will create a quiz game and learn how to use LiveCode to develop an entire game on one card. Other projects will look at using randomization and animation, as well as database control. Among the advanced features, you will learn about gathering information about a user's device, how to create contextually aware objects, how to transfer scripts, how to use custom properties, how you can analyze and manipulate text, and how to use arrays.

"LiveCode Mobile Development Hotshot" is a complete solution for people that are familiar with LiveCode and want to start developing mobile apps.

Features
  • Create your own mobile games and apps using LiveCode
  • Develop user interfaces for mobile devices
  • Use databases and advanced features of LiveCode
Page Count 300
Course Length 9 hours 0 minutes
ISBN 9781849697484
Date Of Publication 23 Oct 2013

Authors

Dr. Edward Lavieri

Dr. Edward Lavieri is a veteran software engineer and developer with a strong academic background. He earned a Doctorate of Computer Science from Colorado Technical University, an MS in Management Information Systems (Bowie State University), an MS in Education (Capella University), and an MS in Operations Management (University of Arkansas). He has been creating and teaching computer science courses since 2002. Edward retired from the U.S. Navy as a Command Master Chief after 25 years of active service. He is the founder and creative director of three19, a software design and development studio. Edward has authored more than a dozen technology books, including several on Java.