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Mastering LibGDX Game Development by Patrick Hoey

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Setting up your development environment

There are plenty of references available via online blog posts or other books that can walk you through every nuance in the development environment setup and so we will not go into in-depth detail here.

Prerequisite tool installation

We will start by discussing the core dependencies that you will need in order to use LibGDX effectively. For clarity, we will only be concerned about the desktop platform, specifically targeted for Windows. The steps are as follows:

  1. First, you will need to install the latest Java Development Kit (JDK), which includes tools for developing, debugging, and monitoring Java applications. At the time of this writing, I am using the minimum supported version of Java that works with LibGDX ...

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