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HTML5 Game Development Hotshot

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Learn
  • 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
About

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.

Features
  • 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

Authors

Makzan

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 makzan.net.