2KO Africa presents a course
in Java Game development, where users will learn to create a game
similar to flappy bird. This Java Game Development online course
is not available as a full-time
instructor led courses in Cape Town, but IS available as elearning. 2KO Africa presents various computer courses across Africa, as well as supplying internationally-certified online IT training in South Africa and also worldwide from the comfort of home or work.
Have you ever wondered how all
those cool applications and games around the web are made?
The answer is: Java. If you know anything about Java, you’ll
know that it can be used in an almost endless number of
ways. One of the most popular uses is for game development.
Since gaming is a billion dollar industry and rising, there
are plenty of exciting employment opportunities to be found.
To get one of those coveted jobs however, you need to have
the broadest skill set possible. A comprehensive
understanding of Java game development is an excellent place
World’s Most Popular Programming Language
Java and game development by creating a Flappy Bird clone
Customise your game and build a framework for other games
your knowledge of object oriented programming
Grasp the most important concepts of game
Become a Java Script Expert
The best way to learn a practical skill is by doing, and that’s
exactly how this course works. You will focus on creating a clone of
the popular Flappy Bird game, and along the way you’ll pick up
everything you need to know about Java game development.
You’ll learn valuable concepts of games programming like effective
game loops, loading resources onto your game, creating and
customising windows, interfaces, games engines, and input handlers.
Having completed the 28 lectures and 2 hours of content, you won’t
just have developed a Flappy Bird game; you’ll have developed a
solid framework that can be used for any 2D game.
This course has been designed with intermediate programmers in mind.
You will need to be familiar with the Java programming language and
comfortable with object oriented programming. If you are a complete
beginner, we recommend starting off with one of our beginner level
Java, game development or programming courses first.
Netbeans IDE: Netbeans is a free, open source Integrated Development
Environment written completely in Java and intended for development
solely in Java (although it does support other languages such as PHP,
C++ and HTML5). It is a cross platform IDE that runs on Windows,
Mac, Linux and Solaris and has a worldwide community of users and
developers. It allows users to quickly and easily develop all manner
of desktop, mobile and web applications.