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A Java game development framework that provides a unified API that works across all supported platforms
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What is libGDX?

The framework provides an environment for rapid prototyping and fast iterations. Instead of deploying to Android/iOS/Javascript after each code change, you can run and debug your game on the desktop, natively. Desktop JVM features like code hotswapping reduce your iteration times considerably.
libGDX is a tool in the Game Development category of a tech stack.
libGDX is an open source tool with 20K GitHub stars and 6.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to libGDX's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses libGDX?


38 developers on StackShare have stated that they use libGDX.
Pros of libGDX
Knows exactly what happening
Fully control

libGDX's Features

  • Cross Platform
  • Open Source
  • Feature Packed
  • Well Optimized
  • Well Documented
  • Community Support

libGDX Alternatives & Comparisons

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libGDX's Followers
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