Preface

With the popularity of mobile app/game markets, there are also a lot of new development tools, especially cross-platform ones, that allow you to re-use the same code on multiple platforms. Gideros is a great example of such a tool.

Based on the Lua language, Gideros provides an easy way to create 2D games for both iOS and Android. With the one click on device testing and completely free of charge development, it should be one of the first choices to try out for all mobile developers.

This book provides an easy way to start developing with Gideros, explaining all its basics and how you can apply them in creating your own cross-platform game.

What this book covers

Chapter 1, Setting Up the Environment, provides information on how to prepare ...

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