Tag: Java

Overlap2D 0.1.0 release

Overlap2D is a WYSIWYG UI, scene and level editor by UnderwaterApps, which was released as open source earlier this year. Its goal is to separate the game engine from content creation. Currently, it has a LibGDX runtime. Main features include:

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Upgrading Eclipse 4.4 Luna to 4.5 Mars

Eclipse 4.5 Mars was recently released at the end of June 2015. Upgrading is easy as usual and I didn’t experience any errors this time around. Although the lack of a new logo was a bit of a disappointment. ­čśë

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Android Studio vs Eclipse folder structure

With the recent stable release of Android Studio in December, it has replaced Eclipse as the standard Android development environment. All developers are advised to migrate to it, as the ADT Eclipse plugin will not be maintained and updated, and

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Eclipse out of memory error

When using Eclipse for Android development, it can consume a lot of memory. If you’re working with multiple library projects with varying levels of target APIs and/or opening layout editors for different Android versions, sooner or later the java VM

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Upgrading Eclipse 4.3 Kepler to 4.4 Luna

Eclipse 4.4 Luna was recently released along with Google’s Android ADT 23 upgrade. Just like the previous version, upgrading is fairly┬ásimple, although I ran into an error on one of my PCs that needed a manual fix.┬áSome issues with ADT

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Pixelated rendering in LibGDX

In this article I’m having a look at rendering 3D geometry and/or sprites in arbitrary low resolutions in LibGDX. I’m taking my previous article with the crate model imported from Blender and change it to render the view into a

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Using Blender 3D models in LibGDX

This tutorial will show you how to export a simple 3D model from Blender and use it in the LibGDX Java game development framework. It is in no way a comprehensive guide on any of the subjects covered, but will

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Using fixed screen coordinates in libGDX

There may be a time when you really have no intention to deal with OpenGL’s Y-up coordinate system. For example you might have some legacy game code you’re porting which uses screen coordinates at a fixed resolution. Wouldn’t it be

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Upgrading Eclipse from Juno to Kepler

From version 3.4 onwards updating the Eclipse Java IDE on Windows from release to release is relatively painless, it is no longer necessary to do a full reinstall. In case you’re using it for Android development, a simple SDK update

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NumGuess project updates

The NumGuess project has received a few new entries: Another great little program from Kapa, our top contributor: nothing stops you anymore to play your favourite number guessing game on your web server terminal using PHP CLI. I have also

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