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by jamescho7
Sun Jun 19, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: Fan Creations
Topic: Game made from the Framework [FREE]
Replies: 4
Views: 8016

Re: Game made from the Framework [FREE]

Great concept! It's pretty addicting! And really really hard
by jamescho7
Sun Jun 19, 2016 10:16 am
Forum: Book General Help
Topic: Guide: ADT bundle downloads / Import ADT to Android Studio
Replies: 16
Views: 26576

Re: Guide: ADT bundle downloads / Import ADT to Android Studio

There are many differences, but it should be pretty straightforward once you figure out how to make classes and add resources and such!
by jamescho7
Thu Dec 31, 2015 6:41 pm
Forum: Book General Help
Topic: Lag and Hiccup
Replies: 1
Views: 8645

Re: Lag and Hiccup

Yamc,

Apologies for the late response. This is to be expected with the framework, especially on high screen resolutions, because of limitations with the Android Canvas. Using OpenGL to create a similar framework may help you with this.
by jamescho7
Thu Dec 31, 2015 1:57 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Forum updated; new spam prevention measures in place
Replies: 0
Views: 45242

Forum updated; new spam prevention measures in place

Hi everyone! Just wanted to let you know that the forum has been updated to the latest version of phpBB. I have been absent from the forums for several weeks, but I will begin answering any questions as I can. There was a massive bot attack involving 150,000 posts in one of our forums. Because this ...
by jamescho7
Sat Oct 10, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Book General Help
Topic: Ch 6 the character Ellio isn't showing up
Replies: 4
Views: 10302

Re: Ch 6 the character Ellio isn't showing up

Will look at your code and get back to you!
by jamescho7
Fri Oct 02, 2015 12:05 am
Forum: Book General Help
Topic: E-Book is now available!
Replies: 10
Views: 16986

Re: E-Book is now available!

I am sorry to hear about that =/ I made sure to highlight and bold the code throughout the manuscript for the print copy, but all of that was lost when my publisher did the e-book conversion.. please let me know if there are any specific areas if you get stuck.
by jamescho7
Wed Aug 19, 2015 9:47 pm
Forum: Book General Help
Topic: Level Design
Replies: 3
Views: 3244

Re: Level Design

One simple solution may be to take an image editor, and represent each pixel as one block in the game (like Mario). You can then represent different elements using different colors and use an if-statement to create the desired object for each color. This may be of help to you: http://stackoverflow.c...
by jamescho7
Wed Aug 19, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: Book General Help
Topic: Game Music?
Replies: 4
Views: 3155

Re: Game Music?

Sorry about that. I thought you were referring to Android. I would use mp3. Java does not support this natively, so look into an open source solution or use the JavaFX library.

This may be a good option:
https://code.google.com/p/mp3transform/
by jamescho7
Mon Aug 17, 2015 7:58 am
Forum: Book General Help
Topic: Game Music?
Replies: 4
Views: 3155

Re: Game Music?

I think compressing the wav into an ogg file has worked for me in the past. Give it a try and let me know if this works for you.
by jamescho7
Fri Aug 14, 2015 9:49 pm
Forum: Book General Help
Topic: Java NullPointerException Chapter 8
Replies: 10
Views: 5747

Re: Java NullPointerException Chapter 8

I have the same issue. The reason the Log.d didnt work for Jake is because he put it after the canvas.draw method which is what is throwing the null exception. So the log methods are never run. Putting them before showed me that the bitmap is indeed null. The issue is my Assets class is loading the...

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