Dissertation: Android Information Collection

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Since I am not far away from starting to code for my dissertation, I felt that I would be a good idea if I tried to collect some information as to what Android versions are commonly used these days and which devices out of mobiles and tablets are most popular for gaming. The reasoning behind this is… Read more »

Dissertation: Learning Android Part 3

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In my last post I stated that I would finish the tutorial series that I am following on by the weekend, that didn’t exactly happen. One thing leads to another and I’ll be honest, I procrastinated a fair bit. This is one thing that I am really going to need to keep in check as… Read more »

Dissertation: Learning Android Part 2

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I spent another good four to five hours last night on furthering my understanding of Android; so far I’ve managed to create an application that has the following features; Add or take away from an int variable using buttons and then output this to the display. Ask the user to fill in some forms, and… Read more »

Dissertation: Learning Android

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One of the key components of my dissertation is that my game works on a mobile platform; I have chosen Android to be my weapon of choice mainly for two reason; Android uses Java, a language that I have had experience with already and should hopefully give me an upper hand. iOS uses a different… Read more »

Dissertation Project Approved

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Yesterday afternoon I had a meeting with a prospective supervisor about my dissertation idea. On the whole he like the whole designing a roguelike game but felt it was ‘lacking’ in uniqueness, designing a game is quite simple in regards to the grander scale of things, for example there may be lots of work but once… Read more »

Dissertation Style

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It’s been awhile since I last made a post, this is partially down to my negligence but also due to my third year of university starting. I’ve been occupied with getting back into the swing of studies as well taking archery and surfing lessons. I will be posting more regularly as my dissertation requires me to keep a form of diary that… Read more »