In this video, Doug Winnie reviews some ideas on how to extend and expand your app. Some of the changes you can make involve changing the design of the game. Try modifying the game design with some of the suggestions in this video on your own.
- [Instructor] When we built the app…we didn't put a ton of time into designing it,…but this is where your creativity can really shine.…There are tons of things you can do…to improve the design and look of our game.…Here's an example of ideas you can think of.…We used graphics that I made in Adobe Illustrator…for the dice, but what if you took photos…of real dice and used them in the game?…Or you could design your own and…replace the ones that I used.…Our background is pretty plain.…It is a simple green fill, but that could…be changed and you could alter the color…or use an image like a picture of wood, felt,…or different image to use in the background of the app.…
We also used system fonts for the app.…If you have a font that you like…better, why not give it a try?…How could you add in custom fonts into the game?…We also line things up to keep…things centered for the most part.…You could experiment with different locations…and a different order of items to see how they look.…Our game is also silent, and while we…
- Installing Android Studio
- Coding in Java and XML
- Getting a head start with starter templates
- Working with emulators
- Creating a project, variable, and toast
- Connecting XML widgets to code
- Adding images
- Adding game logic with conditional statements and operators
- Changing the data or design
Skill Level Beginner
1. Android Basics
Test your setup2m 56s
3. The Major Parts
4. Make an App
5. Tinkering with Your App
Next steps1m 4s
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