Chapter 7. Monkey Puzzle Game – Processing Images

We can imagine images as rectangular arrays (bitmaps) of elements (pixels).

In Xamarin.Forms, bitmaps can be displayed by a view named Image. Different platforms have different ways to manage bitmaps.

Each platform has its own design guideline and the required formats and sizes can be different.

In this chapter, we will develop a simple game step by step that's based on image processing. Talking about images, we will also cover the design guidelines platform by platform for the icons and images.

Monkey Puzzle Game

We will develop a classic 14-15 puzzle using a monkey image.

The game will contain a Start button, a chronometer, and a tiled image.

After pressing the Start button, the user will just tap a ...

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