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I'm trying to draw a hexagon grid in my Android application. I don't want to reinvent the wheel here so I'm looking for some frameworks/libraries or just some basic ideas about how should one do this. Do you have some ideas?

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The math applies to any platform, of course. Since you asked for basic ideas on how to do this: just use the code from the first link you provided. The java code for implementing all the required formulas is present and could be used as-is. Then you have an excellent example of how to tie that class into your existing code. Use the source from the simple java test applet as a guide to help you integrate this into your code.

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I'm thinking of using libgdx for this. What do you think about that? –  Adam Arold May 23 '12 at 8:48
It seems to be a popular one. I've not done any Android development myself, so I can't say with certainty. Give it a try, since you have to start somewhere, might as well be with something that's popular and therefore likely has lots of tutorials/help available. –  Byte56 May 23 '12 at 13:44
I've been researching what options I have and decided to go with the Canvas-based approach without OpenGL since I don't really need it. –  Adam Arold May 23 '12 at 15:36
Nice, I hope that works out. It'll probably save you plenty of hassle. Good luck! –  Byte56 May 23 '12 at 15:43
Yeah, I think so. I will write down my experiences here. –  Adam Arold May 29 '12 at 9:30

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