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Session Name: Bootstrapping Games on Android
Speaker(s): Chris Pruett
Company Name(s): Google
Track / Format: GDC Mobile/Handheld

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Overview: Thinking of writing an Android game? Want to bring games from other platforms to Android without rewriting everything in Java? Interested in targeting a variety of devices with a single binary? This session is a crash course in Android game development. The speaker will delve into the nitty gritty details of Android game programming using a full-fledged action platformer game as a case study. Topics include common pitfalls, performance characteristics of popular devices, dealing with hardware variations, and writing games in Java and C++.

GDC 2010

Chris Pruett


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GDC Mobile/Handheld

Smartphone / Tablet Games