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Android NDK Game Development Cookbook
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  • Title Android NDK Game Development Cookbook
  • Author(s) Sylvain Ratabouil, Viktor Latypov
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (November 25, 2013)
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • eBook PDF (320 pages)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10/ASIN: 1782167781
  • ISBN-13: 978-1782167785
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Book Description

For C++ developers, this is the book that can swiftly propel you into the potentially profitable world of Android games. The 70+ step-by-step recipes using Android NDK will give you the wide-ranging knowledge you need.

Android NDK is used for multimedia applications which require direct access to a system's resources. Android NDK is also the key for portability, which in turn provides a reasonably comfortable development and debugging process using familiar tools such as GCC and Clang toolchains. If your wish to build Android games using this amazing framework, then this book is a must-have.

This book provides you with a number of clear step-by-step recipes which will help you to start developing mobile games with Android NDK and boost your productivity debugging them on your computer. This book will also provide you with new ways of working as well as some useful tips and tricks that will demonstrably increase your development speed and efficiency.

This book will take you through a number of easy-to-follow recipes that will help you to take advantage of the Android NDK as well as some popular C++ libraries. It presents Android application development in C++ and shows you how to create a complete gaming application.

  • Tips and tricks for developing and debugging mobile games on your desktop
  • Enhance your applications by writing multithreaded code for audio playback, network access, and asynchronous resource loading
  • Enhance your game development skills by using modern OpenGL ES and develop applications without using an IDE
  • Features two ready-to-run Android games
About the Authors
  • Sylvain Ratabouil is an IT consultant, experienced in Android, Java, and C/C++. He has contributed to the development of digital and mobile applications for large companies as well as industrial projects for the space and aeronautics industries. As a technology lover, he is passionate about mobile technologies and cannot live without his Android smartphone.
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