Build Gamified Websites with PHP and jQuery

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Learn
  • Use the Fogg behaviour model to influence user behavior
  • Build progression and engagement loops
  • Design game elements
  • Learn to use jQuery
  • Setup PHP and MySQL
  • Learn to gamify the eLearning process
About

Gamification involves the process of leveraging the features of real games into real life. A gamified website has the potential to increase user engagement, ROI, and learning. This book will help you build gamified websites with PHP and jQuery by making you understand the gamification design process to implement game mechanics in practical applications.

Gamified websites are very popular amongst Internet users. The gamification of a web content draws users into action to empower them and help them develop new skills. Games engage user attention into the task and each task accomplished will mean the development and enhancement of new skills. This book will help you to apply the essence of games into real word applications such as business and education.

Build Gamified Websites with PHP and jQuery aims at empowering and educating the users with an educational gamified website. The book walks through the process of developing a gamified website. Through the course of the book, you will learn gamification development process. The book emphasizes on the application of game mechanics to motivate the user. You will then use the Fogg behaviour model to influence the user behaviour. By the end of the book, you will see yourself building more engaging yet simple websites based on rational principles.

Features
  • Build your own Gamified website
  • Use game mechanics to motivate the users
  • Understand and implement game design process
Page Count 124
Course Length 3 hours 43 minutes
ISBN 9781782168119
Date Of Publication 22 Sep 2013

Authors

Detrick DeBurr

Detrick DeBurr currently serves as a co-founder of CUPID On The Go! Prior to this, he was Founder/CEO of Digital Rhythm Inc., an information technology services provider based in Dallas, Texas, USA. Detrick has served in various software development roles through his career. In 2005, Black Engineer Magazine named him a Modern Day Technology Leader. He is a graduate of Darden University's Minority Equity Boot camp, a program that educates minority business owners to access the private equity capital markets. In 2001, Mr DeBurr received Stanford University's Digital Visions Fellowship for his efforts with the Digital Literacy Alliance in Ghana, West Africa. Mr. DeBurr is the author of Deal Us In! How Black America Can Play and Win in the Digital Economy, Anji Publishing, 2001. He has served his community as Chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission in Cedar Hill, Texas. He has also served on the Board of St. Philips School and Community Center and chaired the Dallas Blueprint for Leadership Program, a program that prepares minorities to serve non-profit boards and committees. He is an active member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc..