Java Game Development with LibGDX

Java Game Development with LibGDX, 2nd Edition

Learn to design and create video games using the Java programming language and the LibGDX software library. Working through the examples in this book, you will create 12 game prototypes in a variety of popular genres, from collection-based and shoot-em-up arcade games to side-scrolling platformers and sword-fighting adventure…

Gradle Effective Implementation Guide

Gradle Effective Implementation Guide

Gradle is the next generation in build automation. It uses convention-over-configuration to provide good defaults, but is also flexible enough to be usable in every situation you encounter in daily development. Build logic is described with a powerful DSL and empowers developers to create reusable and maintainable build…

Java All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Java All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Nine handy minibooks cover just what programmers need to get going with Java 7 The newest release of Java has more robust functionality to help web and mobile developers get the most ouf of this platform-independent programming language. Like its bestselling previous editions, Java All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition has…

Scala for Java Developers

Scala for Java Developers

Master the fundamentals of Scala and understand its emphasis on functional programming that sets it apart from Java. This book will help you translate what you already know in Java to Scala to start your functional programming journey. Learn Scala is split into four parts: a tour of Scala, a…

Learn Microservices with Spring Boot

Learn Microservices with Spring Boot

Build a microservices architecture with Spring Boot, by evolving an application from a small monolith to an event-driven architecture composed of several services. This book follows an incremental approach to teach microservice structure, test-driven development, Eureka, Ribbon, Zuul, and end-to-end tests with Cucumber. Author Moises Macero follows a…

Practical Scala DSLs

Practical Scala DSLs

Build domain specific languages (DSLs) using Java’s most popular functional programming language: Scala. This book introduces the basics of Scala and DSLs using a series of practical examples. In Practical Scala DSLs, you’ll learn to create pragmatic and complete code examples that explain the actual use of DSLs with…

Pro Java 9 Games Development

Pro Java 9 Games Development

Use Java 9 and JavaFX 9 to write 3D games for the latest consumer electronics devices. Written by open source gaming expert Wallace Jackson, this book uses Java 9 and NetBeans 9 to add leading-edge features, such as 3D, textures, animation, digital audio, and digital image compositing to…

Beginning Java 9 Fundamentals

Beginning Java 9 Fundamentals, 2nd Edition

Learn the basics of Java 9, including basic programming concepts and the object-oriented fundamentals necessary at all levels of Java development. Author Kishori Sharan walks you through writing your first Java program step-by-step. Armed with that practical experience, you’ll be ready to learn the core of the Java…

Modern Java Recipes

Modern Java Recipes

The introduction of functional programming concepts in Java SE 8 was a drastic change for this venerable object-oriented language. Lambda expressions, method references, and streams fundamentally changed the idioms of the language, and many developers have been trying to catch up ever since. This cookbook will help. With…