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Master Android N App Development With Java

Java game coding: Learn to make games using the Java programming language.

If you have no programming experience but want to get started as fast as possible or if you need a quick Java refresher this level 1 course is the place to start.

By the end of the tenth quick tutorial you will be ready to take on your first game projects. Coding in Java allows you to make games that will run on all the desktop operating systems like Windows, OSX and Linux but also it is the native language for making games for all Android devices.

These tutorials work perfectly in conjunction with these beginner Android projects.
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    Learning Java by Building Android Games

    Want to learn Java for Android? Even if you are completely new to either Java, Android, or game programming but are aiming to publish Android games, then this book is for you. This book also acts as a refresher for those who already have experience in Java on other platforms or other object-oriented languages.
    • Setup your own Android game programming environment using Android Studio
    • Control logic, branch your code, and add real decision-making depth to your games
    • Design and use 2d sprite animations, smooth pixel graphics, sound FX, simple collision detection and artificial intelligence (AI)
    • Build around a dozen sample test apps and 4 complete working games!
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    Android Game Programming by Example

    Learn to build exciting Android game projects. Build a simple flappy-bird like game to a multi-environment, tough, retro platformer then an OpenGL ES 2 Asteroids clone, running at hundreds of frames per second .
    • Animate your characters with sprite sheets, add multiple scrolling parallax backgrounds, and implement genuinely tough, playable levels in your games
    • Every single line of code is printed in the book! No need to refer to the code files while trying to follow along. All the code files are also supplied separately so you can refer to them in their completed form and copy/paste them into your project if you like.
    • Implement a multitude of other game features such as pickups, firing weapons, HUD’s, generating and playing sound FX, scenery, level transition, high scores, and more
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Branching our game code

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We have seen in the last tutorial how we can detect certain conditions in our code. For example when the player loses a life, destroys an alien or gets a new fastest time. We have […]

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Looping our game code

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So what do loops have to do with programming? They are a way of repeating the same part of the code more than once. We can loop over code although potentially for a different outcome each time. This can […]

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Organizing our game code with methods

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Methods allow to organize and compartmentalize our code. As our game projects become more and more advanced with exiting features and deep systems then methods will be one of the programming tools that will make […]

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Understanding OOP for coding Java games

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Object Oriented Programming OOP, is the way almost all programming is done, in almost all languages. It hasn’t been this way forever and there are some exceptions but if we are serious about building games […]