Java Game Development with LibGDX: From Beginner to Professional is published by Apress in February 2018. This book has 433 pages in English, ISBN-13 978-1484233238.
- Create 12 complete video game projects
- Master advanced Java programming concepts, including data structures, encapsulation, inheritance, and algorithms, in the context of game development
- Gain practical experience with game design topics, including user interface design, gameplay balancing, and randomized content
- Integrate third-party components into projects, such as particle effects, tilemaps, and gamepad controllers
The target audience has a desire to make video games, and an introductory level knowledge of basic Java programming. In particular, the reader need only be familiar with: variables, conditional statements, loops, and be able to write methods to accomplish simple tasks and classes to store related data.