Chapter     2

Java for Android

In this chapter, I will cover the Java language component in Android 3D games development. I will start with a brief overview and review of the basic Java language on Android. Then I cover the basic Java program framework on Android for all applications. Next, I cover the basic Java program framework on Android for applications that specifically utilize OpenGL ES graphics. Finally, I provide a hands-on example of a 3D Android OpenGL ES program.

Overview of the Java Language

This section on the Java language is intended as a quick-start guide for someone who has some knowledge of computer programming as well as some knowledge about object-oriented programming. This section is not intended to be a Java reference ...

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