Learn HTML5 game development quickly using Packt’s new book

September 2011 | Beginner's Guides

Packt is pleased to announce HTML5 Games Development by Example: Beginner’s Guide a new book that will teach users to create six fun games using the latest HTML5, Canvas, CSS and JavaScript techniques. Written by Thomas Makzan, this book includes a clear explanation of all the essential techniques required to learn HTML5, and covers puzzle games, action games, multiplayer and Box 2D physics.

HTML5 is a language for structuring and presenting content for the World Wide Web, a core technology of the Internet, and is the fifth revision of the HTML standard. The HTML standard defines a single language that can be written in HTML and XML, attempts to solve issues found in previous iterations of HTML, and addresses the needs of Web Applications.

HTML5 Games Development by Example: Beginner’s Guide will teach developers to use the latest HTML5 and CSS3 web standards to build card games, drawing games, physics games and multiplayer games over the network. Additionally, developers will specifically learn to draw game objects and animate them, to add audio and connecting players, and to build physics game with Box2D physics engine.

Using this book, readers will be able to build a traditional Ping Pong game with two players playing in one computer, create a CSS3-driven card game with transform and 3D flipping effects, use the Canvas with multiple layers and the Drawing API to create a string untangle game, form HTML5 game audio and build a piano-based musical game, store game data persistently using local storage, and build real-time network multiplayer games.

Packed with clear step-by-step example-driven tutorials, this book is ideal for web designers or game developers, who have some background with web development or other programming and wish to build browser games with HTML5 and CSS3. The book is out now and available from Packt. To read more about it, please visit: www.packtpub.com/html5-games-development-using-css-javascript-beginners-guide/book


HTML5 Games Development by Example: Beginner’s Guide
       Create six fun games using the latest HTML5, Canvas, CSS, and JavaScript techniques

For more information, please visit: www.packtpub.com/html5-games-development-using-css-javascript-beginners-guide/book

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