How to choose the best web hosting service

As indie developers we need to do our best to keep costs low and to use all resources wisely.

I develop not only mobile applications but web sites as well. And I carefully chose the hosting company.

Bellow are the factors I’ve analyzed and the reasons It they are important.

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A book about game development using AndEngine

AndEngine is an awesome engine to develop games on android platform. I love it.

Moreover, AndEngine has a wonderful community. You can rest assured that you’ll find help anytime you need it.

To make things better, Richard A. Rogers will release a book named Learning Android Game Programming: A Hands-On Guide to Building Your First Android Game.

Do I need to say anything else? Happy coding.

Disclaimer: Please note that the links for the book Learning Android Game Programming: A Hands-On Guide to Building Your First Android Game in this post are affiliate links and I do earn a commission through any purchases that you make.
If you do make a purchase, I appreciate it greatly! If you wish, shoot me an email or let me know on the Facebook Page so I can thank you personally.

How to became a facebook registered developer?

I’m having a hard time trying to register myself as a facebook developer.

I tried to create an app and an error message said I needed to verify my account prior to became a developer.

It is necessary to have an mobile phone or a credit to verify you account and them become a developer on facebook.

When you select to use you mobile phone they provide you a number. You send an SMS to this number and they will send you a code. Then you insert this code on facebook’s page and if they match you get verified.

This was the method I’ve selected. I  accomplished successfully  the verification process and then I tried again to create an app.

To my surprise facebook complained again saying I needed to verify me account. But going to page facebook tells me my phone is verified. So I’m stuck at this and I cannot proceed.

The worst thing? I’ve wrote on and to its support but up to now there is no answer. In the forum, by the way, there are many people with exactly the same problem.

Do you know how to solve this problem? If you know what to do, please Tell me!

Not all characters are shown when using MenuScene

These days I was studying how to use the AndEngine‘s MenuScene. What is this good for? It’s good to make a menu with floating text over the screen, as shown in picture 1. It looks nice, doesn’t it?

Picture 1 – Menu options using MenuScene

I’ve used this example from AndEngine. This example built a menu with just 2 options (2 strings: RESET and QUIT). At first everything worked fine.

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