HTML5 Game Development Hotshot

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  • Create DOM-based HTML5 games
  • Use the CreateJS library to build a canvas-based game
  • Create different types of animations that are spritesheet-based, tween-based, and Flash vector-based
  • Modularize game components in JavaScript with object inheritance
  • Store and load persistent game progress in browsers
  • Convert coordinates between the screen and isometric perspective
  • Maintain a hierarchy for game elements to keep the extensibility of the game
  • Learn essential workflows and tools to create game assets easier

This book will show you how to create stunning cross-browser games without the need for Flash or other plugins. Learn about Box2D, DOM elements, the EaselJS framework, and more, all providing a foundation of knowledge to expand your game-creating skills. With in-depth explanations and step-by-step instructions, you will finish this book feeling confident about building great games with HTML. Whether you are familiar with the basics of object-oriented programming concepts, are new to HTML game development, or are familiar with just web design, this project-based book will get you up and running in no time. It will teach and inspire you to create great interactive content on the Web.

  • Create eight different games using HTML5
  • Learn essential games development techniques, such as game loop, animations, and browser storage
  • Follow the project-based approach to build games from start to finish with in-depth explanations on game management
Page Count 366
Course Length 10 hours 58 minutes
ISBN 9781849695466
Date Of Publication 7 Jul 2014



Makzan focuses on the fields of web development and game design. He has over 14 years of experience in building digital products. He has worked on real-time multiplayer interaction games, iOS applications, and rich interactive websites.

He has written three books, on building a Flash virtual world, and creating games with HTML5 and the latest web standards and developed a video course as well. He currently teaches courses in Hong Kong and Macao SAR. He writes tutorials and shares his know-how on