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Game development - Animation API

Hi Everyone

 

I want to do a native Blackberry game, e.g. extend UIApplication, as from the internetz I am under the impression the performance will be better than just a midlet. I am not porting the game anywhere so not bothered by the portability aspect.

 

I have been following some of the documentation that Blackberry provide. However I can't seem to figure out how I would use the Animation API (SDK 6+) to animate my game sprites, akin to the Sprite.nextFrame from the J2ME world.

 

Is this possible with the Animation API? Or is that something different all together? Do I have to build my own frame animator for my sprites?

 

I am using

 

7.1 SDK

Eclipse plugin

OpenVG

http://docs.blackberry.com/en/developers/deliverables/21157/ - As my starting point.

 

Cheers

 

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