I was browsing around trying to figure out what Library to use for downloading images and Json data and ran into a couple of interesting post.
Comparing a bunch of Libraries like Volley, Picasso, Fresco:
Introduction to Fresco: A new Image library for Android
Introduction to Glide, Image Loader Library for Android, recommended by Google:
If you look on github for most popular mirrors of the VolleyLibrary you'll find the DWorkS VolleyPlus and the McXiaoke of which the first one has some added functionality like additional Request types and image caching.
You can read more about them at:
I'm currently reading Robert Nystrom's book on Game Programming Patters. Free to read Web version on: http://gameprogrammingpatterns.com/contents.html
Very interesting for me, but while reading, and since I am doing my programming in Java, I found the examples occasionally a bit hard to read and understand. I wanted to look for some more concrete examples of game programming patterns written in Java.
Currently working on a programming tutorial on how Mam Bow 2 was made.
A couple of sections are already done.
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I updated Mam Bow 2 with an improved Graphical User Interface , switchable left/right handed touch controllers and added level 9 beta today.
Version 1.04 should be downloadable from Google Play within a couple of hours...
The Dutch Masters Shuffle Puzzle series will be a development log & LibGDX Game Development tutorial in one.
While we're trying to squeeze some of the greatest art works of the Dutch RijksMuseums into a classical shuffle puzzle for mobile devices you can follow our process, learn how to create shuffle puzzle using LibGDX yourself, help us out and/or see our mistakes.
Introduction section is up on the Norakomi website and I hope to be posting more content over the next couple of days:
I just finished an extensive step-by-step written online tutorial on how to integrate AdMob in your LibGDX Android projects.. Discussing interstitial ads, banner ads, creating (java) interfaces and adding code to check for WiFi connection and if InterstitialAd is actually loaded. Plus added a Disquss section to all the pages.