Desktop/Android/BlackBerry/iOS/HTML5 Java game development framework

Cross Platform

Publish your games on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, BlackBerry and HTML5, all with the same code base.

Open Source

libGDX is licensed under Apache 2.0 and maintained by the community. Contribute today!

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Feature Packed

Comes with batteries included. Write 2D or 3D games, let libGDX worry about low-level details.

Features

Super Fast

Heavy emphasis on avoiding garbage collection for Dalvik/JavaScript by careful API design and the use of custom collection.

Documentation

Learn libGDX inside out on the Wiki, study the Javadocs, or read a third-party tutorial. Learn from example code and demos.

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Community Support

Get great support from a big and growing community of game and application developers.

Community

Books

LibGDX Cross-platfrom Game Development Cookbook by David Saltares Marquez (core contributor) and Alberto Cejas Sanchez covers everything you need to get started with 2D game development. Concepts are illustrated via easy to digest recipes.

Learning LibGDX Game Development by Suryakumar Balakrishnan walks you through the creation of a full 2D game. Make sure to get the 2nd edition!

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