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Offline ahristov

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Java games rock!


« Posted 2004-05-24 09:28:43 »

Hello everyone.

This is my first post here, and I wanted to share a 2D game tutorial I wrote this weekend. The tutorial is rather unusual in the sense that is not a big source code that is explained in the text, but rather is a step-by-step tutorial from step 0 (a simple window on the screen) to step 29 (a "space invaders" type of shooter with a scrolling background and sound), each step adding a bit of funcionality on top of the previous one. I believe this way allows to make a non-trivial game while at the same time does not frighten newbies with the size of the source code, since it starts with a mere 10 lines of code. IMHO it also allows to see how and when to refactor code and how to use OOP techniques to changing requirements.

Please have a look at it and tell me what you think. Please also bear with my english - it's not my native languge : any corrections, comments, suggestions, etc. will be appreciated.

The tutorial is located here:

http://www.planetalia.com/cursos

It has a spanish version and an english version (It took me longer to translate the whole thing than to write it  Angry )

If you think it's good, then I might write some other tutorials too.

Planetalia S.L. Cursos de Java
Offline Chman

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« Reply #1 - Posted 2004-05-24 10:32:00 »

Pretty good tutorial Smiley
Offline nonnus29

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2004-05-24 14:36:41 »

That is really nice.  Bilingual too!
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Offline ribot

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« Reply #3 - Posted 2004-05-24 15:05:47 »

Nice!

Although, a few bugs on my Apple (see screenshot):

http://www.ribot.co.uk/temp/invader_23.png

http://ribot.co.uk - design agency focused on mobile
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