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Android Game Programming by Example by John Horton

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Setting up your development environment

All the code in this book and the download bundle will work in your favorite Android IDE. However, I found the latest version of Android Studio exceptionally friendly to use and the code was written and tested in it as well.

If you don't currently use Android Studio, I encourage you to give it a try. Here is a quick overview of how to get up and running quickly. This guide includes steps to install the Java JDK in case you are completely new to Android development.

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If you already have your preferred development environment ready to go then jump straight to Chapter 2, Tappy Defender – First Step.

The first thing we need to do is prepare your PC to develop for Android using Java. Fortunately, this is made ...

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