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Advanced android room persistent storage

room architecture

Room provides an abstraction layer over SQLite to allow fluent database access while harnessing the full power of SQLite. Because Room takes care of several concerns for you, e.g. caching, networking, Android highly recommend using Room instead of SQLite. If you are coming from iOS, the good news is that Room is very similar to the core data in iOS development. The task Field...

Tutorial: Multi-touch gesture for android

multi-touch

Multi-touch gestures are very useful in many common scenarios, such as zooming, panning. For game development, handling multi-touch is essential. This post will give a quick guide for handling multi-touch points. Project structure We create a new project name MultiTouch with Java and add a new class named GameScene as a subclass of android.view.View. The basic GameScene class is as follows. 12345...

Ping the pong redev video tutorial

Ping pong game

Following up the article “RE-DEV THE FIRST VIDEO GAME PONG WITH SURFACEVIEW AND GAMELOOP”, here is the video tutorial for another version of the Ping game. What is new? Improve the GUIBetter collision handling Challenges The source code for the project is not fully provided but you can always get the code from the video. So want to release your first game on Play/App Store? Watch the...

re-dev the first video game pong with SurfaceView and gameloop

Ping pong game

Pong game (prototype) In this article, we recreate the two-player game Pong – the first arcade video game 1972 – for Android using Kotlin. We will implement the game SurfaceView, game loop design pattern, and code optimization for better performance. Game loop Game loop is a common design pattern in game development. It is already integrated into different game engines. Nevertheless...

Basic shapes collision detection without complicated maths

game collision detection

This article demonstrates the collision between square, circle, and points using Android Kotlin. We will focus on the programming aspect rather than using complicated mathematical equations. A video tutorial is at the end of the article. Two rectangle collision Using complicated math for rectangle collision is not always necessary. Java and Kotlin offer a convenient way to detect the collision...

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