Saturday, September 8, 2007

What Else NetBeans IDE 6.0 Provides?

Yup... a very happy-looking visual game designer for mobile phones, with emulator support! You get it with all the rest of the mobility features, no additional plugins to install, no additional steps to take, it'a all there out of the box. Wow, cool. What a surprise, who'd have thought that NetBeans IDE even provides advanced tooling for game designers. Not me, anyway. A tutorial on creating games for mobile phones can be found here. The above screenshot is of... the sample that is bundled with the IDE. So, perfect for exploring the features of this tooling, and how the various parts of the application relate to each other. This looks like a really fun area to investigate, when and if I ever find the time...