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Beginning Android Tablet Games Programming by Jeremy Kerfs

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Testing Android Games on a Real Device

If you’re going to make games for an Android tablet, you definitely need to test them on the real thing. Android has a built-in way to do this that eliminates many of the hurdles that developers went through in the past to test their creations on videogame consoles and other mobile platforms. The marketplace for apps has very little tolerance for programs that have bugs or issues that could easily have been fixed during product testing.

This appendix guides you through a quick process to set up your tablet for testing. To follow along, you need an Android 3.0 tablet. There are many tablets on the market as I write this, with more arriving weekly, so it’s impossible to list all of them. ...

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