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16. Using the High-End Graphics APIs

Radoslava Leseva Adams and Hristo Lesev2

(1)London, UK

(2)Kazanlak, Bulgaria

The ability to play games was an amazing addition to the world of mobile devices. It unleashed developers’ imaginations and allowed users to solve puzzles, create and defend kingdoms, or relieve stress by throwing some really angry birds around.

When developing a game, it is always more fun to focus on the gameplay and the game mechanics, rather than worry about things like rendering speed, user interface (UI) elements, or layout. In recognition of that, Apple introduced two ...

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