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LibGDX Game Development By Example by James Cook

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Setting up LibGDX

We know by now that LibGDX is this awesome tool for creating games across many platforms with the ability to iterate on our code at superfast speeds. But how do we start using it?

Thankfully, some helpful people have made the setup process quite easy. However, before we get to that part, we need to ensure that we have the prerequisites installed, which are as follows:

  • Java Development Kit 7+ (at the time of writing, version 8 is available)
  • Android SDK

Not that big a list! Follow the given steps:

  1. First things first. Go to http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html.
  2. Download and install the latest JDK if you haven't already done so. Oracle developers are wonderful people and have provided a useful installation ...

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