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Beginning Android Tablet Games Programming by Jeremy Kerfs

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Summary

With the information about sensor and touchscreen input combined with the graphics work you’ve done, you can make your own game. Of course, there is still a lot of work to do in making the sprites interact properly through collisions and creating new sprite instances. You also have to deal with getting your game out to market.

Before you go on to any of those advanced sprite and development tasks, you need to understand the fundamentals of music and sounds for your games. When you think of tablet and phone apps, the music may rarely register, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t important. A game without sound is boring and leads people to attempt to run their music player in the background, which slows down your game. Android has created several ...

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