Beginning Java SE 6 Game Programming

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Author: Jonathan S. Harbour
Edition: 003
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9781435458086
ISBN 10: 1435458087
Copyright: 2012

Price: $34.99

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BEGINNING JAVA SE 6 GAME PROGRAMMING, THIRD EDITION is perfect for beginner level game programmers with some Java experience who want to quickly and easily learn how to create games using the latest version of the Java SDK, Java 6. Written in simple language, the book teaches each new skill using engaging tutorials in which you'll write short programs that demonstrate the topics being covered to reinforce what you've just learned. Each chapter builds upon the previous ones, allowing you to repeat and practice the techniques covered. You'll begin with the basics of writing a simple game using vector graphics, move on to utilizing Java's advanced library to add animation and sound effects, and end by creating a professional, sprite-based game full of interesting artwork and details that you can share with others on the web. And you'll be able to use the skills and techniques you've learned to create your own games to play and share. All you need to get started is a basic understanding of Java and your imagination!

Features:

  • Uses the latest Java SDK, Java 6.
  • Teaches students how to quickly and easily professional looking sprite-based games.
  • Written in simple and accessible language with engaging tutorials to teach new skills.

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