Starting the project
Create a new project and call it
Scrolling Shooter. Use the same settings as we always have: empty Activity, no layout file, no backward compatibility, for phones and tablets. When prompted, name the Activity
Editing the manifest
Make the game full-screen and landscape orientation as we have done before by editing the
AndroidManifest file. Add the code just after
…:name=".GameActivity" but before the trailing
>. Here is the new code highlighted in context with the existing code:
<activity android:name=".GameActivity" android:theme="@android:style/Theme.NoTitleBar.Fullscreen" android:screenOrientation="landscape" >
The game is now locked to full screen and landscape orientation.
Code the GameActivity class
Here we will ...