Android is an operating system for mobile devices developed and maintained by Google, Inc. This tag should contain specific programming questions about Android.

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Bilinear filtering by sampling corners of a texel

I'm trying to do bilinear filtering in texels to get the convoluted value of a 3x3 block. Implemented as below: offsetx = 1/width offsety = 1/height Fragment shader: "varying vec2 ...
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Canvas doesn't draw

I've set app view on XML based layout: setContentView(R.layout.mlayout); with some views objects on it. Then, I added another view via: RelativeLayout layout = (RelativeLayout) ...
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LIbgdx android app remove fullscreen and show titlebar

I am developing an app using libgdx and i dont want the app to go fullsceen and i also want to show the title bar but the app goes to full screen and hides title bar instead of all efforts. here is ...
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Random Sprite Speed

I followed the Rain Catcher tutorial from libGDX and I made some modifications to the code, allowing the rain drops to appear faster. But I cant figure out how to make the raindrops fall at random ...
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Where are all the tutorials for libGDX? [closed]

I've searched online for help and tutorials on LibGDX but I couldn't really find any, except and the wiki for asking questions on stackexchange. Besides the source (demos) and wiki, is there any other ...
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What tools are available for developing 2D games like Tetris or Angry Birds for Android? [closed]

I would like to ask the following regarding developing Tetris- and Angry Birds-like 2D games for Android: Is Java the official development language for Android? What free or commercial Android ...
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Absolute newb Java programmer seeks “dumbed-down” tutorials/resources [closed]

I understand the basics of Java and Object Oriented Programming so far, and am still working on refining my understanding of it. I have sought several different resources - two books and Oracle's own ...
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Sound isnt playing in Game Maker Studio when interacting with object

Im making a small game in Game Maker Studio. I have a piece of code that moves the player to the next room when he touches obj_star: this works. I have another line that tries to play sound_collect ...
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How to compress game frame by frame animation to a minimum on disk

I developing a game like Age of empire (buildings on map) and for every building I have a sprite sheet for its animation. I am using frame by frame animation to animate the building ( not aware of any ...
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How can I check on a large number of points to see if they're inside the camera's frustum?

I have a locally stored database on my Android project, it is a database of approx 100,000 Point3D(double,double,double). I need to check if each of these points are inside of the camera's frustum in ...
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How do I know if the ad is open while the use pressed the back button?

I am trying to reward a user a point whenever they watch/look at an ad. I give the user the reward whenever they watch the ad. However, the user earns a point even if they go to the ad and click back: ...
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LibGDX: Is it necessary to set a stage as an input processor when creating a touchpad?

I mean, I've been searching it, they always use set a stage as an input processor after they had added the Touchpadto the Stage because it extends from Actor indireclty(it extends from Widget that ...
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unity UI buttons staying highlighted after touch

i have a touch dpad giving me some weird issues i havent experienced in older versions of unity. after building the game and running on android i am noticing that some touches to the dpad are leaving ...
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Draw wireframe models for Gear VR app: Unity or Eclipse?

I want to create a 3D Android app for Gear VR that does/lets me do the following: Read an input file with a bunch of coordinates of points (including information about how they should be connected) ...
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Counting multiple touches using Cocos2dx 3.2

I'm trying to count the number of active touches in screen in order to perform an an action in case that there are two touches: auto jumpListener = EventListenerTouchAllAtOnce::create(); ...
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draw two models changing the MVP matrix (android opengl)

I'm newbie with opengl2 in android, and I'm making an app in which I'm testing some things. Now I was trying to duplicate a sphere object with a texture, so I thought it was enough to change my MVP ...
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Fixed background on a SurfaceView

I'm currently working on a top-down twin-stick shooter for Android. I've got my player moving around and shooting, but I'm looking to add a large Bitmap background which is larger than the device ...
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Multiple enemy array in LibGDX

I am trying to make a multiple enemy array, where every 30 secods a new bullet comes from a random point. And if the bullet is clicked it should disapear and a pop like an explosion should appear. And ...
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Workaround to losing the OpenGL context when Android pauses?

The Android documentation says: There are situations where the EGL rendering context will be lost. This typically happens when device wakes up after going to sleep. When the EGL context is ...
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How to know when Android OpenGL Context has been preserved?

I am implementing a pause menu for my game in Android. If the activity pauses and then resume, It lose the OpenGl context. However if you use setPreserveEGLContextOnPause(true) it MAY preserve the ...
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LibGDX: How to detect remote button press for Android TV?

On Android TV, I need to be able to detect the remote control centre button to start the game. I tried: if (Gdx.input.justTouched() || Gdx.input.isKeyJustPressed(Input.Keys.SPACE) || ...
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Fixing the size?

My app isn't compatible with all screen sizes. When testing on a small size, my textview overlaps with my button. So, as suggested on the Android Documentation, and many stack overflow pages, I ...
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Libgdx box2d crashing

im making a game in libgdx which i having a bunch of circle bodies floating around in space and when the player's body crashes into another body, that body deletes and creates two smaller bodies ...
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What's the best practice for a progress bar in OpenGL ES 2.0 (Android)

As the title says, what is the best practice for a progress bar in OpenGL ES 2.0 on Android ? My attempt: I make a texture (could be a single colour or otherwise), and then stretch that texture from ...
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libgdx collision on moving Rectangle with other Rectangle

I'm making a soccer game where you touch the screen and the player shoot the ball to the touched position with the objective of scoring goals when it hits the goal. The player is just a Sprite and the ...
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Binding tiles with Rect

I'm having trouble binding tiles with Rect. I've successfully bound other objects (such as the player, trees etc) in my game with rectangles but I'm unable to do the same with the tiles and I don't ...
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Translation matrix applyed to the view matrix not working (android opengl2)

I have managed to do an small app using opengl2 in android. It consists on a sphere moving over a rectangle, both with a texture. It's just a test in which I'm testing my first steps in opengl. Now ...
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VSync / real 30FPS on Android

I'm working on a game which can't run at Full speed on some devices. On Tegra2, with many optimizations, performance is near 40 fps. The framerate is stable but animations aren't smooth enough, so i ...
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LibGDX Box2D TileGame Efficiency

I am trying to implement Box2D into my top down tile game in LibGDX. Each world consists of a set of chunks, and each chunk is 16 tiles wide/long. The maximum/minimum chunks loaded at one time is 9 (a ...
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libgdx sprite placement

Im making a soccer game where you basically have to shoot the ball to the goal and the ball goes to where you touch the screen. Im having an issue with the ball though, when the ball spawns on the ...
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How to use Java 8 with Lib GDX in IntelliJ?

I have set the jdk to Java 8 and I have modified all the build.gradle files in my project to have sourceCompatibility = 1.8 instead of 1.6. My problem is that while it does work on Desktop it doesn't ...
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Handling accelerate in different devices

Hi I am adding tilt controls to my game.The sensor values I get are differ in different android devices which result in random behavior... Anyone knows how can I tackle this situation? I tried ...
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Black screen when launching on phone

I am coding a game in libgdx. While adding the background I used the html module to watch the results fast and easy on my computer. But when I try to see it on my phone I just get a black screen. My ...
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libGDX new TextureAtlas(filename) and new Texture(filename) drawing stale image data

I'm trying to draw an image using libgdx but no matter what I do, libgdx seems to insist on drawing a portion of an image I had loaded and used in an earlier game screen. In my current game screen ...
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Unity-UI not scaling correctly on android

My UI appears extremely small when i build and launch my game on my android device. Im working with unity 4.6. I've tried changing the UI scale mode of my canvas to all 3 types. Scale with screen size ...
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Sprites are rendered as black rectangles in android 4.0.x only

I have some problems rendering sprites correctly on a LG optimus vu (android version 4.0) with libgdx. Basically sprites are black rectangles, while other images that i declare as Texture are correct. ...
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Unity Android Unable to convert classes into dex format AdMob

I'm a beginner Unity programmer (school-age), so I don't know that much about the system. On its own my app compiles fine, but when I implement the AdMob SDK (Google) 2.1, I have the following error ...
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How to implement a Trail using Cocos2dx

I'd like to implement a trail (like the white circles in Angry Birds) that chase my sprite. I already used CCMotionStreak, but the trail texture is "stretched" instead. Anyone has an idea how to make ...
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SQLite in libGDX

Does anyone have an example of how I can use SQLite in libGDX? I have a class in my original Android code that allowed me to easily access a database but I can't seem to find anything equivalent to ...
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How do I access a Unity class from an Android Activity?

I have made my own C# classes in Unity. How can I access them from the Android Activity that starts the UnityPlayer? Example: I have a C# class called testClass in Unity: class testClass { ...
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i want to make four letter one word game. i have designed xml but getting problem in main activity java. [closed]

i want to make four letter one word game. I have designed xml using four imagebutton and randomly load from string array, but how to code entire java file. i am beginner to programming.
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How to detect collision only in non-transparent texture?

I am developing a game using libgdx. I am trying to detect the collision between bee and tube. I am using the following code to detect the collision. if(player.getBounds().overlaps(boundsBot)){ } ...
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How to zoom and scroll in libGdx?

I am trying to both A.) Pinch zoom my game scene and B.) Move (scroll) my game scene but I have not found many examples. I learn more by examples than by reading API documentation (although I am ...
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(Corona SDK) sounds and buttons show up in simulator, not in an Android device

I'm a noob in android game development, started with corona sdk and outlaw. My project runs just fine with the corona simulator on my win8, however, when building it to my android device (galaxy s3) ...
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Unity apple/google ID access?

After extensive Googleing I have not come up with a way to access Apple ID's or Google ID's from unity running in respective devices. Either ID's or something else unique to the accounts logged in. I ...
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Libdgx and Overlap2D export settings for Android

So I have a problem when exporting assets from Overlap2D to Android Studio project location. When setting up libgdx I set the project to be for desktop and android and selected Overlap2D extension. ...
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Is there a specific file in the NDK that I need to link Unity3d to?

This is Android Development. I'm having issues with Unity saying that Android NDK isnt installed. I gave it the file path to the NDK directory. Its the exact NDK it told me to install (Unity). Do i ...
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Unity Android character controll with UI Buttons

So I'm trying to find a good tutorial which will explain how to controll character in 2D game when button is clicked (left, right, jump button). All the tutorials I've found are outdated and not ...
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LibGDX How do I create a Shop? [closed]

My game is fully working but now I want to make a shop so that the player can buy boosts or other useful stuff for the money the player has collected. What is the best way of doing this kind of ...
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AndEngine - Performance problems with many entities

I'm developing a rolling scene based game I'm loading all the entities from a XML file and create them in the Loading Scene recently I increase the game width , and by doing so , in the whole level I ...