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Learning AndEngine by Martin Varga

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Creating a new application

We will first create an empty Android application project and later add the AndEngine libraries.

Creating a simple Android application

To create a simple Android application, we will follow these steps:

  1. Go to File | New | Android Application Project in Eclipse. You will be presented with the window shown in the following screenshot:
    Creating a simple Android application
    • Application Name: This is visible under the app's icon on your phone. When creating a real application/game, give it a meaningful name. Let's say your game is called Awesome Football Manager. You can simply put this in the Application Name field, but on the phone, you will probably see only Awesome ...

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