Game Maker Course Notes on Java, J2SE & J2ME Volume ONE: Introduction and Overview
J2SE and J2ME are the SDKs behind Java game development (the former is for desktop computers while the latter is for handheld devices). The goal of this book is to provide starters with rich technical information so the best decision and judgment can be exercised when creating Java games through coding. This is a beginner's course notes to developing Java games. Although you don't need any formal Java coding experience to get started, we expect that you have passing acquaintance with some ideas of programming as well as a desire to know how to write games. Through this guide you will find out how Java program works and what you need to do to turn an idea into an actual runnable game. We will explain to you the tools available and how you may use them to facilitate your game making effort. We will also tell you what makes a good game and what you can do to make this happen. So, are you ready for the challenge?
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- 21 Oct 2010
- Morrisville, NC, United States