Libgdx is a very popular open source, cross-platform, Java-based game development framework that enables you to write your code once and deploy it to Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, and browsers.
Supported by code samples for each topic, this book will take you through the features of Libgdx, from the very basic aspects to the most advanced ones. Beginning with an overview of the framework and project creation, the book moves on to the 2D graphics API that enables you to create efficient and visually rich games. You will then explore input detection and audio and file handling, followed by details of how to make use of amazing features such as Box2D rigid body physics, lighting, and artifical intelligence techniques to name a few. You will also discover how to modify Libgdx to suit your needs and share your creation with the world.
- ISBN: 9781783287307 |
- Hardcover: 516 pages |
- Publisher: Packt Publishing |
- Publication date: Oct 29, 2014 |
- Language: English |
- Format: Ebook