Creating Android Live Wallpapers using AndEngine

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In this slides I explain why and how to use AndEngine, a 2D Android game framework, for creating live wallpapers

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Creating Android Live Wallpapers using AndEngine

  1. 1. ANDROID LIVE WALLPAPERS USING ANDENGINE BY FERNANDO GARCÍA BERNAL / @FEGABE BAUG MeetUp #5, 15th Jan 2014
  2. 2. CONTENTS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Who am I AndEngine basics Creating a Live Wallpaper Reasons for creating wallpapers Wait! I'm not a designer
  3. 3. WHO AM I? Freelance Mobile Developer that is also trying to create its own apps like...
  4. 4. MY LIVE WALLPAPERS look for 'Sandra Arteaga'
  5. 5. ANDENGINE, WHY? The "native" way to implement wallpapers is so complex just to create attractive wallpapers with animations. You have to deal with SurfaceHolder, Canvas... SOLUTION? AndEngine is a framework for creating 2D games, and is perfect for creating wallpapers
  6. 6. ANDENGINE Free Android 2D OpenGL Game Engine http://www.andengine.org FEATURES Scaling across various devices… Box2D Physics Extension TiledMaps ParticleSystems... Look for examples at Google Play: "AndEngine examples"
  7. 7. ANDENGINE COMPONENTS + ENTITY MODIFIERS = ALL YOU NEED * * Diagram taken from http://www.slideshare.net/ANDLABSMUNICH/andengine
  8. 8. DEMO TIME 1 BASIC ANDENGINE SCENE
  9. 9. DEMO TIME 2 MODIFY SCENE
  10. 10. DEMO TIME 3 LET'S MOVE
  11. 11. DEMO TIME 4 CONVERT INTO A WALLPAPER download the code here bit.ly/wallpapers-code
  12. 12. WHAT'S NEXT? RESOURCES http://www.andengine.org/forums/ http://stackoverflow.com/ (obvious...) LIVE WALLPAPER EXTENSION IMPROVED https://github.com/gigiigig/AndengineLiveWallpaperExtensionImproved
  13. 13. REASONS Easier than apps Really fun to code High competence Artist required
  14. 14. MONETIZATION ads customizable wallpaper, then price personal branding for artists
  15. 15. LOOKING FOR ARTISTS? e.g: mrfarts: deviantart, google play
  16. 16. THANKS! if you have questions, if you liked the talk, .................................................................. ask! ............................................................. if you didn't like the talk, tell me! ................................ PLEASE! tell me why! if you're planning to create a wallpaper, ............. great! contact me! if you're looking for an android/iOS freelance, .. also looking for you! CONTACT? FERNANDO / FEGABE@GMAIL.COM / @FEGABE download me! bit.ly/wallpapers-slides & bit.ly/wallpapers-code

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